There’s a petition on Change.org to remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2 and it’s edging ever closer to 40,000 signatures, which means that Warner Bros. Pictures might actually be forced to remove the actress from the upcoming Aquaman sequel.
Amber Heard’s been getting an awful lot of attention of late after some rather disconcerting information came out about what went on between her and Johnny Depp.
I won’t go into the details of what went on between Heard and Depp, but there have been some people who have felt very strongly about the whole ordeal and are now trying to get her removed from Aquaman 2.
Here’s what the petition said about the whole thing:
As Amber Heard is a known and proven domestic abuser, Warner Brothers and DC Entertainment should and must remove Heard from their Aquaman 2 film project. They must not ignore the suffering of Heard’s victims, and must not glamorize a domestic abuser. Men are victims of domestic abuse, just like women. This must be recognized, and action must be taken to prevent a known abuser from being celebrated within the entertainment industry.
The petition was started by Jeanne Larson and it has reached over 38,000 signatures, getting closer and closer to its target of 40,000.
Will Amber Heard be sacked from Aquaman 2?
When it hits 40,000 Warner Bros. Pictures will be forced to issue some sort of statement, and there is a slight possibility that Heard could be removed from Aquaman 2 as Hera.
It wouldn’t be the first time that a big studio has been forced to recast a role in a comic book movie.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has done it a few times. Mark Ruffalo replaced Edward Norton as Bruce Banner, and Terrance Howard was replaced by Don Cheadle as Rhodey.
Maggie Gyllenhaal also replaced Katie Holmes as Rachel Dawes in The Dark Knight.
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