Aquaman star Amber Heard has lost a bid to have Johnny Depp’s libel lawsuit dismissed.
The ongoing leagal battles between Johnny Depp and his former wife Amber Heard have entered a new stage. Earlier today, Johnny Depp’s final two witnessess testified ending his part of the trial. Johnny Depp is suing his former wife for an op-ed she published in The Washington Post on being a survivor of domestic abuse.
In the trial Johnny Depp has claimed that the op-ed Amber Heard wrote cost him his role of Jack Sparrow for Pirates of the Caribbean 6 which lost the actor millions of dollars. After the final witness testmoney Amber Heard’s lawyers filed a motion to dismiss the case, arguing that Depp’s lawyers had failed to present enough evidnce to prove their case. Judge Penney Azcarate disagreed and dismissed the motion.
This is not the first time Judge Azcarate his sided against Amber Heard. Last year her lawyers attempted to have Johnny Depp’s case against Heard thrown out based around the results of The Sun trial which ended back in November of 2020. Judge Azcarate disagreed with this as well and allowed the case to go to trial in August of 2021.
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, 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 surrounding the ongoing legal battle between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.