Rumors have been swirling over the previous week that Warner Bros. has let Amber Heard go from Aquaman 2. Her ongoing authorized battles with Johnny Depp have been mentioned to not be the explanation for the firing, because the actress was allegedly eliminated attributable to failing her bodily forward of filming. In a brand new growth, nevertheless, Heard’s representatives have denied these tales and are sustaining that she stays on board the DC sequel.
Small Display screen reached out to the actress’ camp for a touch upon the rumors and obtained the next assertion in response:
“We will categorically deny the rumours that Amber Heard is now not hooked up to Aquaman 2.”
The outlet then spoke to somebody who they describe as a detailed supply at Warner Bros. who elaborated on the above assertion. Based on Small Display screen’s information, Heard is at the moment nonetheless hooked up to reprise her function as Mera reverse Jason Momoa within the follow-up. Nevertheless, a lot of her scenes are apparently being minimize from the film and her place on the manufacturing is trying tenuous.
“Heard remains to be enjoying Mera in Aquaman 2,” mentioned the supply. “They’re slicing plenty of right here scenes within the film. She’s in a harmful place and will nonetheless be faraway from the movie.”
Beforehand, we’d been informed that Heard was unwell and so had contravened a clause in her contract. The actress was mentioned to have blamed her state on the stress of her points with Depp and the general COVID-19 state of affairs. It was claimed that WB was sympathetic in direction of her, nevertheless, and was keen to stay by her if she was capable of get in form in time for the shoot. The studio has allegedly begun eyeing up different actress to take over from her, although, together with Emilia Clarke.
A second feminine lead is reportedly being launched in Aquaman 2 as properly, one thing that apparently upset Heard. If SS’s intel is appropriate, then it’s attainable that Mera’s scenes are being transferred over to this new character. However, in accordance with the actress’ reps, she stays hooked up to the film at current.