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Amber Heard ‘is being CUT from Aquaman 2 and her role will be recast’ sources claim

Amber Heard has furiously clapped again at claims she is being dropped from her $2 million role within the Aquaman sequel after it was reported that she was resulting from be reduce from the film and recast – simply hours after the actress landed herself on the middle of one other scandal by repeating her allegations of abuse in opposition to ex-husband Johnny Depp, regardless of being discovered responsible of defamation for accusing him of sexual assault. 

In the wake of bitter backlash in opposition to the star over the interview, Just Jared reported that the 36-year-old actress – who has already accomplished filming on the sequel to the 2018 sci-fi film during which she starred alongside Jason Momoa – had formally been dropped from Aquaman 2, alleging that Warner Bros ‘screentested the film’, which is because of premiere in December, and concluded that Heard’s scenes ought to be reshot with one other actress. 

‘Warner Bros. determined to recast Amber Heard’s role after screentesting the film,’ a supply claimed to the web site. ‘They are going to be doing reshoots with [her former co-stars] Jason Momoa and Nicole Kidman.’ 

DailyMail.com has contacted Warner Bros. for remark – nonetheless a spokesperson for Heard shortly shut down any rumors about their shopper’s axing from the film, telling DailyMail.com: ‘The rumor mill continues because it has from day one – inaccurate, insensitive, and barely insane.’  

Serious doubts have been already cast over Heard’s future with the DC franchise amid her and Depp’s marathon six-week defamation trial, throughout which Warner Bros govt Walter Hamada testified that producers had already thought-about recasting the actress over issues about her lack of ‘pure chemistry’ with co-star Momoa.

An on-line petition to get Heard dropped from the sequel was additionally began in the direction of the tip of the authorized proceedings – gaining 4.6 million signatures in a matter of weeks. 

Amber Heard is 'being cut from Aquaman 2 and her role will be recast', sources have claimed, just weeks after she lost her defamation trial against Johnny Depp and was ordered to pay him more than $8 million in damages

Amber Heard is ‘being reduce from Aquaman 2 and her role will be recast’, sources have claimed, simply weeks after she lost her defamation trial in opposition to Johnny Depp and was ordered to pay him greater than $8 million in damages  

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The claims come two weeks after the end of a six-week defamation trial between Heard and Depp, 59, (seen in court) with a jury ruling that the actress was guilty of defaming her ex-spouse, whom she was ordered to pay over $8 million in damages

The claims come two weeks after the tip of a six-week defamation trial between Heard and Depp, 59, (seen in courtroom) with a jury ruling that the actress was responsible of defaming her ex-spouse, whom she was ordered to pay over $8 million in damages

An online petition to get Heard dropped from the sequel was also started towards the end of the legal proceedings - gaining 4.6 million signatures in a matter of weeks

An on-line petition to get Heard dropped from the sequel was additionally began in the direction of the tip of the authorized proceedings – gaining 4.6 million signatures in a matter of weeks

The petition alleges that Heard was ‘uncovered as a home abuser by Depp’ throughout their multimillion-dollar courtroom battle. 

Hamada testified to the courtroom that producers needed to ‘fabricate’ chemistry between the 2 actors, whereas admitting that the studio delayed asserting Heard’s half within the sequel for weeks due to ‘conversations about recasting’ her role. 

He added that the problems have been raised because the filming of the primary Aquaman movie concluded due to the ‘chemistry’ between Heard and Momoa. 

‘Editorially they have been capable of make that relationship work within the film. There was a priority it took plenty of effort to get there,’ he defined, noting that Warner Bros was contemplating ‘somebody with higher extra pure chemistry with Jason Momoa and transfer ahead that approach.’

Hamada denied that Heard’s $2 million fee for the role was impacted by something that had been mentioned about her by Depp or his lawyer Adam Waldman, after the actress’s authorized workforce claimed that she might have renegotiated her payment from $2 million for the primary Aquaman film to $6 million for the sequel had she not been spoken about negatively within the press. 

He additionally denied Heard’s claims that her character, Mera, noticed her role diminished dramatically throughout filming, together with having an motion scene taken away from her. 

Under questioning from one in all Depp’s attorneys, he mentioned that the ‘character’s involvement was what it was from the start.’

Hamada mentioned that ‘from the early levels of growth of the script the film was constructing across the character of Arthur and Orm’, performed by Jason Momoa and Patrick Wilson respectively.

They have been ‘at all times the co-leads of the film’ and not Heard. Hamada mentioned: ‘The film was at all times pitched as a buddy comedy between Jason Momoa and Patrick Wilson.’

Serious doubts were already cast over Heard's future with the DC franchise during the defamation trial, during which Warner Bros executive Walter Hamada (pictured) testified that producers had already considered recasting the actress

Serious doubts have been already cast over Heard’s future with the DC franchise throughout the defamation trial, throughout which Warner Bros govt Walter Hamada (pictured) testified that producers had already thought-about recasting the actress

Hamada testified to the court that producers had to 'fabricate' chemistry between Heard and co-star Jason Momoa, noting that Warner Bros was considering 'someone with better more natural chemistry with Momoa and move forward that way'

Hamada testified to the courtroom that producers needed to ‘fabricate’ chemistry between Heard and co-star Jason Momoa, noting that Warner Bros was contemplating ‘somebody with higher extra pure chemistry with Momoa and transfer ahead that approach’

‘She’s sunk to a brand new low’: Heard faces FURIOUS backlash on-line for REPEATING abuse allegations in opposition to Depp in Today interview 

Twitter customers unleashed a livid tirade on Amber Heard after she sat down for an explosive interview with the Today present during which she mentioned the ‘unfair’ verdict in her defamation trial in opposition to ex-husband Johnny Depp, calling the interview ‘painful to look at’ and claiming that they’ve ‘heard sufficient of her sickening lies.’

During the surprising new interview, the actress insisted that she’s going to ‘stand by each phrase of her testimony till the day she dies,’ lower than two weeks after she was discovered responsible of defaming her ex by claiming that he abused her throughout their marriage.

The 36-year-old blasted Depp, 59, as a ‘liar’ and reiterated her claims that he beat her throughout their marriage, whereas talking to Today host Savannah Guthrie.

Now, the Aquaman star is dealing with fierce backlash from social media customers – with one

accusing her of ‘appearing’ all through the looks and one other saying it made them ‘sick to their abdomen’ to take heed to her ‘bull s**t.’

‘I’ve heard sufficient of her sickening lies,’ one individual wrote on Twitter after the interview aired.

‘She is such a liar that’s simply painful to look at,’ added one other, whereas another person mentioned, ‘And the Oscar goes to…’

A fourth tweet learn, ‘Contrived efficiency but once more.’

Other viewers tweeted, ‘She wants skilled assist,’ and, ‘What a tragic human being.’

‘I’m sick of listening to her BS. Listening to her made me sick to my abdomen. She contradicts herself continuously. her quarter-hour of fame is over,’ wrote a unique Twitter person.

 

Another individual slammed the Today present for ‘enabling an abuser,’ whereas another person mentioned the community has ‘sunk to a brand new low,’ and a 3rd bashed them for ‘giving credit score to a manipulative piece of s**t like Heard.’

‘Nobody believes her Savannah. Give it up and cease interviewing abusers,’ responded one disgruntled Twitter person.

‘Shame on you. Women do inform lies, they aren’t at all times truthful, and this witch bought caught. Her repute is finished.’

Another wrote, ‘Quit enabling this abuser and cease giving her air time. She mentioned she needed to maneuver on, so why is she not?’

‘Nice to see information [organizations] nonetheless giving credit score to a manipulative piece of s**t like Amber Heard,’ agreed another person.

‘If this trial had gone the opposite approach, no probability in Hell we would see any information org even contact Johnny Depp. But that is the information these days – wants viewers, clicks, and money.’ 

‘As if she was not given an opportunity to show her facet within the courtroom?’ requested a unique person. ‘Now NBC has given [her] that chance? I hate [NBC] to the core.’

‘So unhappy. The Today present has sunk to a brand new low,’ learn one other tweet.

‘Enough already – these two celebrities have gotten extra courtroom time and TV time than vital issues. Stop overlaying this poisonous slurry relationship… Please!’ begged a unique individual.

‘She’s a liar. Why would she be given a platform to proceed to lie?’ tweeted one viewer, whereas one other known as it a ‘complete waste of broadcast time.’

‘NBC provides home abusers the highlight. Shame on NBC,’ wrote one other person.

Someone else mentioned, ‘Interview the abuser and promote her lies, in the meantime, ignore the sufferer.’

‘Why the Hell are you critically permitting this abuser a platform? It’s shameful, it truly is. Stop enabling her,’ learn a unique tweet.

Interestingly, the information of Heard’s alleged axing from the film comes simply hours after she confronted livid backlash for as soon as once more publicly accusing her ex Depp, 59, of bodily abuse throughout an explosive interview with the Today present, insisting that she will ‘stand by each phrase of her testimony… till the day she dies’, lower than two weeks after she was discovered responsible of defaming the actor by claiming that he sexually assaulted her throughout their marriage. 

Heard additionally blasted Depp as a ‘liar’ and repeated her claims that he beat her throughout their marriage whereas talking out concerning the ‘unfair’ verdict within the former couple’s $8 million defamation trial throughout an interview with the Today present’s Savannah Guthrie.

During the sit-down interview – which was pre-recorded on Thursday after the actress flew into New York on a non-public jet from Washington, D.C. – Heard additionally accused the jurors within the trial of being duped by her ex-husband, branding him as nothing greater than a ‘incredible actor’ who ‘satisfied the world he had scissors for fingers’, in a weird reference to his efficiency as Edward Scissorhands in Tim Burton’s 1990 film.

Heard shortly clapped again at Guthrie, 50, when requested what she thought of allegations made by Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez – who shot to on-line fame after her ferocious cross-examination of Heard on the stand – that she had been ‘performing’ on the stand and that she had lied concerning the abuse she says she suffered by the hands of the actor. 

‘Says the lawyer for the person who satisfied the world he had scissors for fingers,’ Heard hit again. ‘I’m the performer? I had listened to weeks of testimony insinuating, or saying fairly straight, that I’m a horrible actress. So I’m a bit confused how I might be each.’

Earlier this month, a jury dominated that Heard defamed her ex-husband by publishing a bit about being a sexual assault survivor within the Washington Post. She was ordered to pay Depp $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages, though the second fee was diminished to $350,000 per Virginia legislation by the choose. She was awarded a comparatively paltry $2 million in compensatory damages, which means that Depp, 59, walked away from the case with Heard owing him $8.35 million.

But regardless of a jury ruling overwhelmingly in her ex-husband’s favor, discovering Heard responsible on three counts of defamation in opposition to him, the actress refused to stroll again her claims of abuse in opposition to him – as an alternative doubling down on her allegations that he was bodily violent in the direction of her and accusing him of ‘mendacity’ on the stand when he mentioned that he ‘by no means hit her’.

‘He mentioned he by no means hit you. Is {that a} lie?’ Guthrie questioned, to which Heard responded bluntly: ‘Yes it’s.’

She added: ‘To my dying day, I will stand by each phrase of my testimony.’

Heard additionally accused Depp’s attorneys, Vasquez and her affiliate Benjamin Chew, of attempting to ‘distract the jury from the actual points’ throughout the trial, conceding that they’d ‘performed a greater job of that’ than her personal authorized workforce.

Her renewed public allegations of abuse in opposition to her former partner will little question elevate questions as as to whether Depp would have a case to sue her for defamation once more – and might nicely put a spanner within the works so far as Heard’s plans to attraction the decision within the ex-couple’s earlier defamation trial. 

Heard additionally prompt that the trial had known as into question her First Amendment proper to free speech, claiming that she had ‘spoken her fact and spoken it to energy’ solely to have ended up ‘paying the worth’ for that.

When grilled by Guthrie about audio clips that have been performed throughout the six-week trial during which the actress might be heard admitting to being bodily abusive in the direction of Depp, Heard insisted that she solely ever ‘responded to [physical violence]’ however that she ‘by no means instigated it’.

‘I by no means needed to instigate it, I responded to it,’ she claimed. ‘When you are dwelling in violence and it turns into regular – as I testified to – it’s important to adapt.’

Heard added that, whereas she ‘has a lot remorse’ over the ‘horrible’ and ‘ugly’ issues she did and mentioned to Depp, she was solely appearing as a ‘individual in excessive emotional, psychological, and bodily misery’ who felt that their ‘life was in danger’.

‘I do know a lot has been made of those audio tapes,’ she mentioned. ‘They have been first leaked on-line after being edited. What you’ll hear in these clips [was] not proof of what was occurring, it was proof of a negotiation, of the right way to speak about that along with your abuser.’

She continued: ‘As I testified on the stand about it. When your life is in danger, not solely will you are taking the blame for issues that you simply should not take the blame for, however if you find yourself in an abusive dynamic – psychologically, emotionally, and bodily – you do not have the resources or the posh of claiming, “Hey this is black and white.”

‘Because it’s something however if you find yourself dwelling in it.’

Heard additionally took goal on the witnesses who testified on Depp’s behalf throughout the trial, branding them ‘paid staff and randos’ and accusing them of ‘submitting rank’ and ‘supporting the individual they rely upon’.

While insisting that she by no means ‘instigated’ any violence in her relationship, Heard did admit to behaving in ‘horrible, virtually unrecognizable to herself methods’, telling Guthrie that she ‘was pushed to the extent the place she did not know the distinction between proper and incorrect’.

‘I did do and say horrible, regrettable issues all through my relationship,’ she confessed. ‘I behaved in horrible, virtually unrecognizable to myself methods. I’ve a lot remorse. I freely and hopefully and voluntarily talked about what I did. I talked concerning the horrible language. I talked about being pushed to the extent the place I did not even know the distinction between proper and incorrect.

‘I will at all times proceed to really feel like I used to be part of this. Like I used to be the opposite half of this relationship, as a result of I used to be.’

Interesting, Heard went on to explain her marriage to and relationship with Depp as each ‘ugly’ and ‘lovely’, saying: ‘It was ugly. And might be very lovely. It was very, very poisonous. We made plenty of errors. But I’ve at all times informed the reality.’

The interview – which was pre-recorded final week – is being aired in three elements on the Today present this week, with the primary clip broadcast on Monday; the sit-down will air in full on NBC’s Dateline on Friday night time at 8PM.

During the primary a part of the sit-down with Guthrie – who final week interviewed Depp’s authorized workforce on the present and whose husband Michael Feldman truly consulted for them throughout the trial – Heard additionally insisted that the jury’s resolution was influenced by what she known as ‘unfair social media illustration’ and by her husband calling on ‘paid staff and randos’ to testify on his behalf.

‘I’ll put it this fashion, how might they make a judgment, how might they not come to that conclusion [that I couldn’t be believed]?’ she mentioned. ‘They had mentioned in these seats and heard over three weeks of nonstop, relentless testimony from paid staff and in the direction of the tip of the trial, randos, as I say.

‘I do not blame them, I do not blame them, I truly perceive, he is a beloved character and individuals really feel that they know him. He’s a incredible actor.

‘Again, how might they after listening to 3 and a half weeks of testimony about how I used to be an uncredible individual and to not imagine a phrase that got here out of my mouth.’

During the marathon six-week trial in Fairfax, Virginia, which began on April 11 and concluded on June 1, Depp known as 38 witnesses whereas Heard’s workforce known as 24.

Both Depp and Heard gave proof for 4 days every, together with a forensic cross examination from the opposition attorneys – then each returned to the witness stand to testify a second time.

The jury noticed dozens of texts, pictures, movies, medical information and even pages from the previous couple’s ‘Love Journal’ they hand wrote to one another.

The libel case was so difficult that the decision sheet had 42 questions the jury needed to answer earlier than delivering the decision: 24 questions for Depp’s claims and 18 for Heard’s counterclaim.

The courtroom heard clips of recordings that Depp and Heard made throughout their arguments, a few of their most intimate moments that have been performed again for the world years later in probably the most public setting conceivable.

Throughout the trial, social media was flooded with posts concerning the authorized proceedings – with the bulk being shared in assist of Depp beneath the hashtag #JusticeForJohnnyDepp. As of June 13, the hashtag had greater than 20.6 billion views on TikTookay, whereas the #JusticeForAmberHeard tag had a comparatively low 92.4 million views.

Heard, who says she was subjected to ‘hate and vitriol’ on-line all through the trial and within the wake of the decision, doubled down on claims beforehand made by her lawyer that the trial was biased by social media campaigns, with the Aquaman actress branding the ultimate verdict ‘unfair’.

‘Even anyone who is bound I’m deserving of all this hate and vitriol, even in case you assume that I’m mendacity, you continue to could not look me within the eye that you simply assume on social media there’s been a good illustration,’ she mentioned. ‘You can’t inform me that you simply assume that this has been honest.’

The claims about Heard's official axing from the sequel come just hours after she landed herself at the center of another scandal by repeating her allegations of abuse against Depp, 59, during an interview with the Today show on Tuesday

The claims about Heard’s official axing from the sequel come simply hours after she landed herself on the middle of one other scandal by repeating her allegations of abuse in opposition to Depp, 59, throughout an interview with the Today present on Tuesday  

The 36-year-old sat down with tSavannah Guthrie to discuss the 'unfair' verdict in the former couple's $8 million defamation trial, which she blasted as 'unfair', blaming biased 'social media representation'

The 36-year-old sat down with tSavannah Guthrie to discuss the 'unfair' verdict in the former couple's $8 million defamation trial, which she blasted as 'unfair', blaming biased 'social media representation'

The 36-year-old sat down with tSavannah Guthrie to debate the ‘unfair’ verdict within the former couple’s $8 million defamation trial, which she blasted as ‘unfair’, blaming biased ‘social media illustration’ 

But regardless of insisting that social media performed a key role within the final result of the trial, Heard, whose interview will air in full on NBC’s Dateline this Friday at 8pm after being teased out on the Today present on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, claimed that she is not taking any detrimental public opinions about her ‘personally’, insisting that she ‘would not care what anybody thinks about her’.

Heard made a bizarre reference to Depp's performance in Tim Burton's 1990 movie Edward Scissorhands (pictured), questioning how his lawyer Camille Vasquez could say she had been 'performing on the stand' while defending a 'man who convinced the world he had scissors for fingers'

Heard made a weird reference to Depp’s efficiency in Tim Burton’s 1990 film Edward Scissorhands (pictured), questioning how his lawyer Camille Vasquez might say she had been ‘acting on the stand’ whereas defending a ‘man who satisfied the world he had scissors for fingers’

‘I do not care what anybody thinks about me or what judgments you wish to make about what occurred within the privateness of my own residence in my marriage behind closed doorways,’ she informed Guthrie. ‘I do not presume the typical individual ought to know these issues so I do not take it personally.’

The interview marks the primary time that Heard has publicly addressed the decision – which she beforehand blasted as a ‘setback for different girls’ in a press release revealed minutes after the ruling was learn out in courtroom.

‘The disappointment I really feel at this time is past phrases. I’m heartbroken that the mountain of proof nonetheless was not sufficient to face as much as the disproportionate energy, affect, and sway of my ex-husband,’ Heard mentioned in a press release shared simply minutes after the decision was learn out in courtroom, the place she was current for the judgement, whereas Depp was mentioned

‘I’m much more disillusioned with what this verdict means for different girls. It is a setback. It units again the clock to a time when a girl who spoke up and spoke out might be publicly shamed and humiliated. It units again the concept that violence in opposition to girls is to be taken critically.’

The day after the ruling was handed down, Heard’s lawyer Elaine Charlson Bredhoft revealed that her shopper was planning to attraction the decision, insisting that she had ‘glorious grounds’ to take action, whereas claiming that the actress is unable to pay the $8.35 million in damages that she owes Depp.

During an look on the Today present, Bredhoft was requested if the Aquaman actress would be capable of pay the damages she owes Depp after a jury vindicated his claims that she lied by accusing him of abuse throughout their marriage, to which she replied: ‘No, completely not.’

Heard appeared to take aim at 37-year-old Vasquez for defending Depp (seen on June 3)

Heard appeared to take aim at 37-year-old Vasquez (seen earlier this month) for defending Depp

Heard appeared to take goal at 37-year-old Vasquez (seen proper earlier this month) for defending Depp (seen left on June 3)

When asked whether Depp had 'lied' when he said on the stand that he had 'never hit her', Heard insisted that he had, while hitting out at the actor's lawyer Vasquez (pictured together in court) for accusing her of 'performing' on the stand

When requested whether or not Depp had ‘lied’ when he mentioned on the stand that he had ‘by no means hit her’, Heard insisted that he had, whereas hitting out on the actor’s lawyer Vasquez (pictured collectively in courtroom) for accusing her of ‘performing’ on the stand  

The lawyer additionally echoed her shopper’s ideas on the decision, blasting it as a ‘vital setback’ for ladies.

‘It’s a horrible message. It’s a setback, a big setback as a result of that is precisely what it means,’ Bredhoft mentioned of the decision.

‘Unless you pull out your cellphone and you video your partner or your vital different beating you, successfully, you will not be believed.’

She additionally prompt that the jury within the case had been swayed by public opinion – together with social media posts that have been shared in assist of Depp – a claim that his authorized workforce has since slammed as ‘totally false’.

To be granted an attraction, Heard would probably have to reveal that there have been errors within the trial, or within the presiding choose’s studying of the legislation.

She would additionally have to publish bond of the total $10,350,000, plus curiosity expenses over the course of an attraction trial.

Depp initially sued Heard for $50million claiming that she defamed him with an op-ed piece revealed by the Washington Post in 2018 during which she claimed to be a survivor of home abuse.

Heard then countersued for $100million claiming that Depp’s lawyer Adam Waldman made defamatory statements by calling her claims a ‘hoax.’

The actress’s look on the Today present comes lower than every week after Guthrie, 50, sat down with Depp’s attorneys Benjamin Chew and Camille Vasquez, who slammed any suggestion that social media performed a role within the jury’s decision-making as ‘totally false’.

‘My view is that social media performed no role in anyway this was a choice made by the jury on the proof. It was overwhelmingly in Depp’s favor,’ mentioned Chew.

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