Will Amber Heard play again?  A look at the actor’s scheduled movies amid Johnny Depp trial

Will Amber Heard play again? A look at the actor’s scheduled movies amid Johnny Depp trial

Johnny Depp’s libel lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard is currently in its sixth and final week of proceedings.

Depp is suing Heard for $50m (£38.2m), alleging Heard implied he abused her in 2018 Washington Post panel on domestic violence.

Although the article does not mention him by name, Depp claims that the article caused him to lose work.

In response, Heard is counter-suing Depp for $100m (£80.9m), accusing him of orchestrating a ‘smear campaign’ against her and describing his lawsuit as a continuation of ‘abuse and of harassment”.

On Monday (May 23), entertainment industry expert Kathryn Arnold said she found the op-ed had no impact on Depp’s career, but the surrounding scandal cost Heard up to to $50 million in revenue.

Last week (Monday May 16), Heard testified that his role in Aquaman 2 was significantly reduced amid her battle with ex Johnny Depp.

Addressing the court, the actor explained: “I fought very hard to stay in the film. They didn’t want to include me in the film.

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She added: “I was given a script and then new versions of the script which had removed scenes containing action. It depicted my character and another character, without giving any spoilers, two characters fighting against each other.

“They basically took a bunch out of my role. They just removed a bunch.

According to the entertainment director’s testimony, Aquaman Lead actor Jason Momoa was “adamant” Heard would keep his role in the film.

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On Wednesday, May 25, Depp returned to the stand, where he denied allegations that he tried to get Heard fired from the original. Aquaman movie in 2016.

Aquaman 2which is slated to hit theaters in 2023, is the highest-profile project on Heard’s current slate of acting work.

Apart from that, Heard is in the post-production phase of an Italian thriller titled In the firewritten and directed by Conor Allyn.

Then, according to the movie site IMDBit should appear in run away with mewhich centers on an American in Paris who falls in love with a model before they both become entangled in the criminal underworld of the European modeling industry.

The dispute between Heard and Depp provoked reactions from a number of high-profile figures. Here’s a rundown of celebrities who’ve voiced their support for Heard, while here’s a list of celebrities who’ve lent their support to Depp.

You can read The IndependentThe liveblog of the Depp v Heard trial in real time.

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