Through social networks, the journalist KC Walshwhich works for the vehicle The GWWrevealed that he received unprecedented information about ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom’indicating that the actress Amber Heardinterpreter of Mera, was entirely removed from the sequel.
Heard’s dismissal would have been carried out after the end of the long legal battle between her and her ex-husband, Johnny Depp.
Walsh wrote: “I didn’t think they would, but it looks like they did. The next test exhibition will be interesting.”
I didn’t think they would but sounds like they are, the next test screening should be interesting pic.twitter.com/ZjR60XxDCZ
— KC Walsh (@TheComixKid) June 3, 2022
The information was also corroborated by Juliette Lauren Fischerexecutive producer of Warner Bros. Discoverywho made a similar post on his official Twitter, writing: “See… Maybe this is true.”
See…may be this will be true pic.twitter.com/A6Xia04AjQ
— Yuvarajyuvee (@yuvarajyuvee) June 3, 2022
As there was no official statement from Warner Bros., consider Heard’s alleged dismissal as a rumor.
Previously, during CinemaConit had been confirmed that the actress would continue to be present in the franchise.
“The director James Wan brings a preview of ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom’ for the Cinemacon audience.”
Director James Wan brings a sneak preview of Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, @aquamanmovieto share with the audience
— CinemaCon (@CinemaCon) April 27, 2022
“Amber Heard appears for about 0.5 second in the footage of ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom’ that Warner Bros. teased on his #CinemaCon panel.”
Amber Heard turns up for about 0.5 seconds in the Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom footage Warner Bros teased at its #CinemaCon panel.
— Chris Lee (@__ChrisLee) April 27, 2022
Remembering that ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom‘ was postponed from December of this year to March 17, 2023.