Which Actresses Could Replace Amber Heard As Mera In Aquaman 2?

There are rumours circling the Internet that Warner Bros. Pictures is thinking of removing Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman 2.

Some outlets have even been reporting that they want to replace the actress and bring in someone new to play the role.

It’s not confirmed yet whether this is the case and Warner Bros. Pictures representatives declined to comment when I asked them about these rumours.

Honestly, it looks like there’s too much heat on Amber at the moment and I highly doubt Warner Bros. Pictures would want to enrage fans by keeping her in the sequel.

As it stands, the petition to have Amber Heard removed from the Aquaman sequel on Change.org has now reached over 275,000 signatures, which is mad.

That’s a lot of people who want Heard gone from Aquaman 2, and it’s too many people have Warner Bros. Pictured and DC Entertainment to ignore.

Now, they have three options. One, they can keep her on the project and try and ride the fans’ anger.

Two, they could sack her and just not have Mera be in the sequel.

Or three, they could replace her with another actress.

Amber Heard’s time as Mera might be coming to a close

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Amber Heard as Mera Aquaman – Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

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This wouldn’t be anything new as far as comic book movies are concerned.

Marvel Studios has already replaced a bunch of actors in their movies.

They brought in Don Cheadle to play War Machine in the MCU after Terrance Howard asked for too much money.

Marvel Studios also replaced Edward Nortan with Mark Ruffalo as Dr. Bruce Banner.

Fandral was played in the original Thor film by actor Josh Dallas.

However, due to his television commitments, Dallas couldn’t return for Thor: The Dark World, and he was replaced by Zachary Levi.

You can recast roles in comic book movies


Edward Norton was the original Bruce Banner in the MCU – Credit: Marvel Studios

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Then there’s Red Skull, who was originally played by Hugo Weaving in Captain America: The First Avengers, however, he was replaced by Ross Marquand in the recent Avengers movies.

So, yes. Actors have been replaced and recast in comic book movies, so why not do the same thing with Mera in Aquaman 2?

There are a whole host of wonderful actresses out there who could do a great job with the role.

I’m going to go over the ones I think would suit the role best, and hopefully one of them might end up playing Mera in Aquaman 2.

So, without further ado, here are the actors I believe should replace Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman 2.

Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke could play Mera in Aquaman 2

Emilia Clarke could play Mera in Aquaman 2 – Credit: HBO

Sophie Turner

Would Sophie Turner make a good Mera?

Would Sophie Turner make a good Mera? – Credit: HBO

Deborah Ann Woll

Deborah Ann Woll would be the perfect Mera

Deborah Ann Woll would be the perfect Mera – Credit: Netflix

Karen Gillan

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Karen Gillan in Jumanji – Credit: Sony Pictures

Isla Fisher

Isla Fisher Aquaman 2 Mera Amber Heard

Isla Fisher would make a great Mera in Aquaman 2

Emma Stone

Emma Stone in Easy A

Emma Stone in Easy A – Credit: Screen Gems

Bridget Regan

Bridget Regan in Jane The Virgin

Bridget Regan in Jane The Virgin – Credit: The CW

Eleanor Tomlinson

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Eleanor Tomlinson would make a perfect Mera in Aquaman 2 – Credit: Getty

Lilly Cole

Lilly Cole in The Moth Diaries

Lilly Cole in The Moth Diaries – Credit: IFC Films

Madelaine Petsch

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Madelaine Petsch in Riverdale – Credit: The CW

Dianna Agron

Dianna Agron in I Am Number Four

Dianna Agron in I Am Number Four – Credit: DreamWorks Pictures

Alicia Vikander

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Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider – Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

These are just a few potential actors who could play Mera and I think each of them would do a great job.

Some of them you might scoff at and think, “she would be terrible”, or “she wouldn’t look good with red hair”…

However, I honestly think each and every one of these actors would do a fine job as Mera in Aquaman 2.

That said, I did initially think Heard was a decent choice for the role.

Unfortunately for her, it’s looking like her time in the DCEU might be coming to a close.

What do you think? Who would you like to see replace Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman 2?

Let us know in the comments below.

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  1. Karam J

    DEBORAH ANN WOLL is by far the best choice to replace Amber.
    Emilia Clarke is the worst choice. She doesn’t look like Mera at all.

  2. Bodil

    I’ll say EVERYONE could easily take Ambers place, she is NOT a good actor! She’s just a little insignificant girl who for far too long has lei on her back to get her will from the big and significant!

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