‘Aquaman’ Star Amber Heard Slams Donald Trump Over Planned Parenthood’s Loss Of Federal Funding

Amber Heard, who portrayed Mera in Aquaman, defended Planned Parenthood against United States President Donald Trump in a post on social media.

On Monday, Planned Parenthood announced it was withdrawing from the federal family-planning program known as Title X, which has provided affordable birth control and reproductive health care to young and poor women since its creation. The non-profit organization opted to withdraw from the program rather than follow a new rule imposed by the administration of President Donald Trump that prohibits clinics from referring women for abortions.

The decision to withdraw from the program will result in a loss of federal funding and Aquaman star Amber Heard took to social media to defend Planned Parenthood against the draconian rule imposed by Donald Trump’s administration. In her post, the Mera actress noted that health is under attack like never before” but assured Donald Trump that Planned Parenthood is here to stay, affirming that she stands with the organization.

You can check out the post below to read the full comment by Aquaman star Amber Heard.

Amber Heard made her first appearance as Mera in Zack Snyder’s Justice League before reprising the role as the co-lead of Aquaman. A sequel to Aquaman is currently in development with David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick penning the script and James Wan expected to return as director. Jason Momoa and Amber Heard are set to reprise their respective roles as Arthur Curry and Mera in the highly-anticipated film.

Here is the official synopsis for the first Aquaman film.

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-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.

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DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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