James Wan simply dropped a significant replace on Aquaman 2 by revealing its official title, however the consideration on the film has reignited the fan backlash in opposition to Warner Bros. for not firing Amber Heard. By this level, it’s normal data that many followers don’t want Heard to be part of the superhero film sequel, which is now referred to as Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom. Practically 1.85 million individuals have signed an internet petition for the studio in addition her from the challenge, however this has not affected Heard’s involvement within the film.
Warner Bros. seems to be wanting the opposite approach with regards to the Heard controversy. Nevertheless, the followers who’ve been persistently calling for “Justice for Johnny Depp” aren’t keen to let this go fairly so simply. After the brand new title of Aquaman 2 was revealed, Heard’s identify shortly started trending on Twitter, however not for the explanations the brass at Warner Bros. have been hoping for. In truth, tens of hundreds of followers have renewed their name to boycott the film till the function of Mera is recast with another person.
“I, in addition to everybody I do know and have spoken to, won’t be watching Aquaman 2 if Amber Heard is part of the challenge! We’re followers however we won’t assist an abuser!” tweeted one would-be viewer of the film on Twitter.
“Aquaman 2 is named ‘The Misplaced Kingdom’, It is misplaced alright, misplaced alot of individuals as a result of they saved Amber Heard, to today I’ve not watched the primary one due to her and now I will add the second to that listing of to by no means watch,” writes one other Depp fan.
“As a lot as I might love to look at Aquaman 2, they’re but to fireplace Amber Heard, so I will be refusing to look at it till then,” one other fan says, including hashtags for the film and #JusticeForJohnnyDepp.
“They may as nicely name it Aquaman: the Misplaced Viewers as a result of it’s going to obtain the identical reception Gully did. I don’t assist arrested spouse beaters, even IF WB feels that abuse is ok so long as it is lady on lady,” says another person, referring to Heard’s 2009 arrest for home violence after allegedly hitting her then-girlfriend Tasya van Ree.
One other Depp fan writes: “I am a Jason Mamoa fan ever since Stargate Atlantis, however sadly I’ve listened to the audio tapes of Amber Heard abusing Johnny Depp so there isn’t a approach I am EVER going to look at something with Amber Heard in..!”
And echoing many others, one other fan wrote, “johnny depp being fired from his motion pictures for abuse allegations which were confuted over and over however amber heard can stay in her motion pictures when she is a self confessed abuser is the most important injustice i’ve ever seen in my life.”
The backlash in opposition to Heard stems from what hundreds of individuals say has been unfair remedy of Depp. Because of Heard’s claims that Depp had been bodily abusive throughout their marriage, the latter says he misplaced his main roles within the Pirates of the Caribbean and Improbable Beasts franchises. The actor’s attorneys have since launched proof in assist of Depp’s declare that he’s harmless, corresponding to audio tapes of Heard allegedly admitting to being violent towards him. This has swayed public opinion largely in Depp’s favor and spawned the #JusticeForJohnnyDepp motion.
Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom is scheduled to be launched on Dec. 16, 2022. Manufacturing will begin this summer time, and Heard has already been coaching to slide again into the function of Mera for the sequel. You possibly can see what individuals are saying in regards to the new replace on the sequel over on Twitter.