Amber Heard’s Aquaman 2 Function Will get Stunning Replace Amid Controversy

Amber Heard’s Aquaman 2 Function Will get Stunning Replace Amid Controversy

It appears to be like like Amber Heard’s Mera isn’t performed with the DCU but and can nonetheless be exhibiting up in Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom.

Heard’s title has been everywhere in the information this previous yr as a defamation lawsuit between her and Johnny Depp made very public waves. By the top of the trial, the actress was discovered responsible by the jury.

This led to a number of rumors claiming that Warner Bros. (WB) had chosen to utterly nix Heard’s function in Jason Momoa’s Aquaman sequel, regardless of her having already filmed content material.

Many followers have wished Heard off Aquaman 2 for a very long time, particularly since Depp was in a short time faraway from the Incredible Beasts franchise by WB whereas she had remained secure. Now, it appears that evidently these earlier rumors about Mera’s removing from The Misplaced Kingdom have turned out to be unsuitable.

Amber Heard’s Mera Not Lower

Amber Heard’s Aquaman 2 Function Will get Stunning Replace Amid Controversy
The Direct

Business insider KC Walsh has revealed that Amber Heard’s Mera will likely be staying in Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom in any case. 

This comes as a shock, given Heard’s claims throughout court docket proceedings in Could that Warner Bros. had diminished her function within the movie along with rumblings that the studio would proceed to tamper together with her character’s prominence.

Walsh confirmed that Mera’s function within the sequel, which is rumored to embody about 20 minutes of screentime, “[hasn’t been] diminished or shortened in any respect:”

“Yep, not diminished or shortened in any respect. I had a supply say they have been trying to lower her however feels like that isn’t going to be the case.”

He continued, making it clear that the actress “stays all through the movie:”

“Heard stays all through the movie they didn’t lower her or shorten her keep in any respect.”

Much more surprising is that cuts have been made elsewhere within the film versus Heard. The insider dropped the bombshell that Ben Affleck’s cameo was faraway from the movie and Willem Dafoe’s Vulko “isn’t within the film [and] he dies off-screen.”

What to Count on From Mera in Aquaman 2

Assuming Amber Heard was going to be lower at one level, flip-flops like this on WB’s aspect aren’t all too stunning. The plan for the DCU has modified drastically since that trial, and with James Gunn and Peter Safran now main the studio, the longer term stays a thriller.

Perhaps the 2 didn’t discover the cuts price it, as they’ve completely different plans totally for that nook of the universe.

In terms of Mera’s function within the sequel, sources beforehand knowledgeable The Direct that the film would introduce Arthur and Mera’s son to the world. Her half to play within the film nearly actually revolves round that plot level—although the complete scale of Mera’s involvement is unknown.

Even when Heard stays within the ultimate lower, the actress herself appeared to suppose that what she did movie was solely a fraction of the story the character initially had within the venture.

Moreover, it’s a disgrace how Vulko could die off-screen totally—really a waste of Willem Dafoe’s abilities. This can be a change that was probably made for causes behind the scenes, however it could be some time earlier than audiences know why the selection was made.

Not less than followers of the actor obtained to see him within the comedian ebook film area final yr when he blew minds in Spider-Man: No Means House.

Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom hits theaters worldwide on Christmas Day 2023.