Amber Heard has confirmed she’ll be reprising her position as Mera within the “Aquaman” sequel, regardless of a fan petition to recast the half.
More than a million folks have signed the notice urging Warner Bros. bosses to interchange Amber after they just lately axed her ex-husband Johnny Depp from his position within the newest “Fantastic Beasts” movie following his libel case loss towards The Sun newspaper editors, who referred to as him a “wife-beater” in a narrative.
The new change.org petition to “Remove Amber Heard from ‘Aquaman 2‘ ” crossed the a million signatures mark on Thursday morning (November 12), however Heard insists she is not going anyplace and tells Entertainment Weekly she’s all set to return to the Marvel franchise.
“I’m tremendous excited in regards to the quantity of fan love and the quantity of fan appreciation that ‘Aquaman’ has acquired and that it has garnered a lot pleasure for ‘Aquaman’ and Mera that it means we’ll be coming again,” she mentioned. “I’m so excited to movie that.”
“Paid rumours and paid campaigns on social media do not dictate (casting choices) as a result of they haven’t any foundation in actuality. Only the followers really made ‘Aquaman’ and ‘Aquaman 2’ occur. I’m excited to get began subsequent 12 months,” the 34-year-old actress insisted.
Meanwhile, the actress continues to be dealing with a defamation swimsuit from her ex after suggesting he abused her in a 2019 Washington Post article.
Depp insists he was by no means abusive in direction of his ex, denying all her claims towards him. He plans to attraction the U.Ok. court docket’s determination over his libel case.