TE24 Entertainment Desk:
Amber Heard has denied reports her role has been cut from Aquaman 2. According to Just Jared, the actress, 36, was to have her US$2 million (S$2.8 million) role in the sequel recast.
The report came hours after Heard repeated her allegations of abuse against ex-husband Johnny Depp, 58, despite being found guilty of defamation for accusing him of sexual assault.
But Heard’s team told Entertainment Tonight on Tuesday (June 14) it was untrue.
A spokesperson said: “The rumour mill continues as it has from day one — inaccurate, insensitive, and slightly insane.”
Just Jared had reported Heard — who has already completed filming on the sequel to the 2018 sci-fi movie in which she starred alongside Jason Momoa, 42, and 54-year-old Nicole Kidman — was officially dropped from the cast after Warner Bros “screen-tested the movie”.
They were said to have become worried about the criticism for the film, due out in December, and closed Heard’s scenes ought to be reshot with another entertainer.
The site asserted: “Warner Bros chose to rework Amber Heard’s job after screen-testing the film.
“They will be doing reshoots with Jason Momoa and Nicole Kidman.”
A web-based request to get Heard dropped from the continuation was likewise begun towards the finish of the legal procedures, drawing in very nearly 5,000,000 marks surprisingly fast.
During Heard and Depp’s severe six-week maligning preliminary Warner Bros leader Walter Hamada, 54, affirmed makers had previously considered reevaluating the entertainer over worries about her absence of “regular science” with Momoa.
He included court makers needed to “manufacture” an association between the entertainers.
Hamada additionally said that the postponed declaring Heard’s job in the spin-off for a really long time because of “discussions about reworking”.
He said about Heard and Momoa on screen: “Editorially they had the option to make that relationship work in the film.
“There was a worry that it required a great deal of work to arrive.”
Heard once more freely blaming her ex Depp for actual maltreatment — which he emphatically denies — during a meeting with the Today show.
She demanded she will “stand by each expression of her declaration” until the day she passes on.
Heard likewise blamed members of the jury in the preliminary for being deceived by her Pirates of the Caribbean star ex because of him being a “fabulous entertainer” — after Depp’s legal counselor blamed the denounced for putting on a “execution” during her declaration.
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