Amber Heard’s Witness Spoils Major ‘Aquaman 2’ Details During Johnny Depp Trial

Heard previously claimed her role in the sequel was cut down.

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During the Amber Heard and Johnny Depp trial, witness Kathryn Arnold revealed some key details about Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.

The Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial continues to reveal new details about Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, which will star Heard and hit theaters next year. Last week, Heard claimed her role was cut down in the upcoming sequel and was unsure if she will make the final cut. On Monday, former Hollywood producer Kathryn Arnold took the stand and dropped some spoilers.

Aquaman 2 Spoilers Ahead!

While Arnold was on the stand during the Johnny Depp trial, she revealed that Aquaman and Mera have a child in the sequel. Arnold also shared that Mera is hospitalized for the remainder of the film and returns for the third act. The minor role comes after Arnold claimed Amber Heard had a “strong romantic arc the entire film and some great action sequences.” in an earlier version of the script.

According to Arnold, director James Wan and Jason Momoa allegedly fought to keep Amber Heard in the sequel. Even more details on the sequel could be coming with DC Films chief Walter Hamada expected to testify in the trial on Tuesday.

Here is the synopsis for Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom:

When an ancient power is unleashed, Aquaman must forge an uneasy alliance with an unlikely ally to protect Atlantis, and the world, from irreversible devastation.

Directed by James Wan, the upcoming sequel stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry/Aquaman, Amber Heard as Mera, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Temuera Morrison as Arthur Curry, Randall Park as Dr. Stephen Shin, Vincent Regan as Atlan, Jani Zaho as Stingray, Indya Moore as Karshon, and Game of Thrones star Pilou Asbæk in an unknown role.

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom will hit theaters on March 17, 2023. Stay tuned for all the latest news on Amber Heard in the upcoming DC sequel, the ongoing Johnny Depp case, and subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.