‘Aquaman’ Star Amber Heard Wants Details On Johnny Depp’s “Hush Money” Settlements

The legal battle between Amber Heard and her ex-husband Johnny Depp continues as the Aquaman actress is now asking for details regarding his “hush money” settlements.

Johnny Depp and his former lawyers have settled the $50 million malpractice suit set a month before he is set to go to trial. This comes amidst a $50 million defamation suit between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. Attorney Bryan Freedman explained the following to Deadline:

“The former law firm of Bloom Hergott, with the help of its insurance carrier, has favorably settled the litigation with Johnny Depp for a fraction of his original demand. While the firm was confident it would prevail at trial, we are nonetheless pleased with this resolution as it expedites the firm’s winding down process and allows it to get off the endless Johnny Depp litigation train.”

Despite settling the $50 million malpractice suit mentioned above, Johnny Depp is headed for another trial for the Los Angeles Superior Court due to his defamation suit against his ex-wife Amber Heard in February 2020.

New filings show that Amber Heard is trying to get her ex-husband’s former business managers (The Management Group) to deliver documents that the Aquaman star’s legal team claims that such information would give credence to Amber Heard’s claims against Johnny Depp.

Here’s an excerpt courtesy of Amber Heard’s attorneys (read full memorandum here):

“TMG was Mr. Depp’s longstanding business management firm from 1999 until they parted ways in 2016 amid a bitter dispute.”

This memorandum courtesy of Amber Heard’s attorneys also ask for details regarding “hush money” settlements made on behalf of TMG and Johnny Depp.

Both Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are currently involved in Warner Bros. tent-pole franchises with Fantastic Beasts and Aquaman. There have been rumors for sometime that Johnny Depp may not reprise his role in Fantastic Beasts 3, but nothing has been confirmed at this time. Filming for Fantastic Beasts 3 starts early next year while Aquaman 2 is still being developed. Amber Heard is expected to reprise her role as Mera in the yet-to-be titled Aquaman sequel. Here is the synopsis for the first Aquaman with Amber Heard:

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.

Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.

Aquaman is available on Digital HD, 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD.

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the latest surrounding Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, and the upcoming Aquaman sequel!

Source: Deadline

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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