Could Amber Heard Actually Get Recast In Aquaman 2 After Johnny Depp Trial Brouhaha?

Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman movie

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Back in late 2020, after Johnny Depp stepped away from the role of Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts franchise, a petition was created pushing for Amber Heard, Depp’s ex-wife, to be removed from the DC Extended Universe and have the role of Mera recast. Not only did that petition recently cross 4.5 million signatures, Heard’s involvement in the Aquaman movies was brought up during the defamation trial between Heard and Depp. Now, in the aftermath of that legal saga, word’s come in that Heard may actually be recast in Aquaman 2, a.k.a. Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.

This claim comes from JustJared, which is reporting that Warner Bros. has decided to recast Amber Heard for Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom after screen-testing the movie. The upcoming DC movie has reshoots planned with Jason Momoa and Nicole Kidman, and allegedly that’s when the new actress taking over as Mera will be brought in. 

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