The DC’s upcoming film, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is still fresh and making more headlines ever since delayed again. The film is earlier set to release on 17th March 2023, starring Amber Heard and Jason Momoa in pivotal roles. However, it has once again shifted to 23rd December 2023.
Amid all this, we can not forget how brutally Amber Heard was trolled for being in Aquaman for two years. Johnny Depp’s fans across the globe filed petitions to remove her or decrease the screen time for her role. And now according to the new report surfacing on the internet, it is said that Emilia Clarke has replaced Amber Heard in Aquaman 2.
Ever since Amber Heard was involved in a legal court battle with her ex-husband Johnny Depp, their respective careers have been in trouble. For the unversed, Johnny Depp was dropped out from the Fantastic Beasts franchise. Likewise, fans are awaiting for Warner bros to be unbiased and strict too.
As of now, there is no official confirmation is made, but it is said that Amber Heard’s role is in trouble. Ever since Johnny Depp won the lawsuit, there are many petitions doing the rounds on social media to remove Amber from the renowned franchise.
The story of Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom will be in continuation of Aquaman. Aquaman is the leader of the underwater kingdom of Atlantis. The character first appeared in the 2016 film, Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice. Later in Justice League in 2017. Following this, Aquaman got his first own film, on December 21, 2018. It was a massive success and grossed over $1 billion worldwide.
So as well know that Jason Momoa will be back as Aquaman and Amber Heard as Mera, love interest of him. There were many rumours about Amber Heard’s casting in the film. Due to her domestic abuse allegations against Hollywood actor and her ex-husband Johnny Depp. Interestingly, a petition was even launched to remove Amber from Aquaman 2, it crossed 1 million signatures.
Amber or Emilia Clarke as Mera
Syd Abdul, a YouTube personality revealed on his social media that Warner Bros is delaying the release of Aquaman 2 because they are reshooting Amber Heard’s part with Emilia Clarke. So, Amber Heard’s all scenes will be scrapped and have been reshooted with the Games Of Thrones actress. If all this is to be believed then Amber Heard would no longer be part of Warner Bros production.