Amber Heard performs Mera in Aquaman however Johnny Depp supporters need her gone. (Credit: AP)
A petition asking for the axing of Amber Heard from Aquaman 2 has reached 1.5 million signatures.
Supporters of Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp arrange the petition in response to the latest authorized battle that centred across the former couple, which saw Depp lose his libel case in opposition to The Solar’s writer.
This week he was denied the right to appeal.
The petition, titled Remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2, has amassed a staggering 1.5million signatures. The petition is stuffed with unsubstantiated allegations that Heard abused Depp of their marriage.
In 2018’s Aquaman, Heard performed reverse Jason Momoa as Mera, and the movie went on to make £860million on the field workplace. Heard is anticipated to play an element in a sequel, which is at present set for December 2022.
Not too long ago, Heard talked about coming back to the franchise: ‘I’m tremendous excited concerning the quantity of fan love and the quantity of fan appreciation that Aquaman has acquired and that it has garnered a lot pleasure for Aquaman and Mera that it means we’ll be coming again.
‘I’m so excited to movie that.’
Johnny Depp not too long ago misplaced his court docket case in opposition to The Solar for libel. (Photograph by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP through Getty Photos)
Depp’s latest authorized case, which targeted on an article written by The Solar that known as him a ‘wife-beater’, surfaced critical claims from each Heard and Depp through which every accused the opposite of abuse.
Within the verdict, Mr Justice Nicol stated: ‘The claimant has not succeeded in his motion for libel.
‘Though he has proved the required components of his reason behind motion in libel, the defendants have proven that what they revealed within the which means which I’ve held the phrases to bear was considerably true.’
On the opposite facet, Depp has been axed from the Fantastic Beasts franchise the place he performed Gellert Grindelwald.
In an Instagram submit, Depp stated: ‘I want to let you understand that I’ve been requested to resign by Warner Bros from my position as Grindelwald in Incredible Beasts and I’ve revered and agreed to that request.’
He added: ‘My resolve stays sturdy and I intend to show that the allegations in opposition to me are false.’
Mads Mikkelsen is taking over the role within the third movie within the sequence, which is about to launch in the summertime of 2022.
Metro.co.uk has reached out to Heard’s authorized counsel and illustration for remark.