Johnny Depp allegedly tried to get Amber Heard fired from Aquaman, whereas he additionally apparently requested Kevin Tsujihara, the previous chairman of Warner Bros, to blacklist the actress solely from the studio.
Insiders near a lawsuit between Johnny Depp and his former legal professional Jake Bloom have revealed that the lawyer has subpoenaed quite a lot of very influential individuals in Hollywood, together with Tsujihara and HeardÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ex-boyfriend Elon Musk.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Sources acquainted with the deposition requests say Tsujihara can be requested to testify beneath oath about whether or not or not he performed a job in Ã¢â‚¬ËœblacklistingÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Heard at Warner Bros,Ã¢â‚¬Â writesÃ‚Â The Hollywood Reporter.
In keeping with this model of occasions, Depp approached Tsujihara again in 2017 and requested him to sack Heard from Aquaman and Ã¢â‚¬Å“block her from getting different tasks.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Months earlier Depp had debuted because the villainous Grindelwald in 2016Ã¢â‚¬â„¢sÃ‚Â Incredible Beasts And The place To Discover Them, Warner BrosÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ spin-off to the Harry Potter franchise, a job that was expanded in its current sequel, and he’s nonetheless anticipated to reprise in three extra follow-ups.
There was only one drawback, Heard had already appeared as Mera in Justice League, which was launched in 2016, so Tsujihara was unable to grant Depp his request.
THR additionally notes, Ã¢â‚¬Å“On the time of their cut up in 2016, Depp is claimed to have additionally tried to dam Heard from acquiring jobs at different studios the place he additionally holds sway. However Tsujihara is the one studio govt who was served a deposition discover.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Forward of the discharge of Aquaman, Heard wrote an op-ed piece for the Washington Put up that detailed how, within the wake of her divorce from Depp, questions all of a sudden arose about her retaining the function of Mera, whereas she additionally revealed that she was recast in one other movie and was dropped as Ã¢â‚¬Å“the face of a worldwide style model.Ã¢â‚¬Â