Aquaman 2 – An American site has announced Warner’s decision to replace Amber Heard in the upcoming “Aquaman 2”, already shot. Last month, a petition calling for his ouster reached more than 4.5 million signatures. A spokesman for the star denied the report, which the studio did not bother to comment.
The information ignited social networks in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday. According to the specialized site JustJared, Warner has decided to remove Amber Heard from the editing of the next Aquaman 2, where she had taken over the role of Mera, and to return all the scenes in which she appears with another actress. A direct consequence of his judicial defeat at the hands of Johnny Depp.
During the defamation lawsuit filed by Johnny Depp, DC Films boss Walter Hamida admitted to having considered replacing the actress before filming. In recent weeks, an online petition calling for the young woman to be cut in the editing has gathered more than 4.5 million signatures. Would Internet users have won their case?
The rumor machine runs as it did on the first day. It’s false, insensitive and slightly crazy,” a spokesman for the actress told Entertainment Weekly, again on the front page of the American media following her shock interview with NBC where she said she was a victim of domestic violence. For its part, the studio has not commented at the moment.
Titled Aquaman and The Lost Kingdom, the sequel to the 2018 blockbuster was shot between June 2021 and January 2022. Director James Wan has been working for many months on digital special effects, with a view to a release on March 17, 2023.
Returning all the scenes with Amber Heard, even if she had a reduced role compared to the first part, would require bringing back her partners, Jason Momoa in the lead, and recreating the sophisticated sets of the film, an expensive initiative, but not impossible by resorting to digital tricks.
We remember that in 2017, director Ridley Scott had erased Kevin Spacey from all the shots where he appeared in the film All the money in the world, following accusations of sexual assault against him. He then called on Christopher Plummer to flip all the shots he