‘Aquaman 2’: Is Emilia Clarke going to replace Amber Heard in the DC sequel?

James Wan will once again be behind the scenes of the new installment starring Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry.

Aquaman, the first solo installment about Arthur Curry, is one of the great successes of the dc cinematic universe. The film, directed by James Wan and starring Jason Momoa, grossed more than a billion dollars all over the world. Therefore, it is not surprising that its sequel, Aquaman 2, be one of the future projects of the franchise of Warner Bros. The film has been peppered with controversy over the participation of Amber Heard, who gives life to Mera on the big screen. The actress has been in 2020 immersed in a legal battle against her ex-husband Johnny Depp. The interpreter accused her ex-partner of mistreatment in 2016 and he accused her of defamation in 2019.

As a result of this, Depp’s fans requested that Heard be replaced in the sequel and began a signature collection in Change.org for the studio to remove the actress from Aquaman 2. The campaign already accumulates almost two million signatures. In addition, many saw in Emilia Clarke a perfect candidate for the role. And it seems that the idea has caught on, well Forbes has published the following in a topic about the house that the actress from Game of Thrones has sold in California: She has also signed to replace Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman 2. Is it true what the aforementioned medium has published? This information is not official, so it is preferable to take it with caution. And, at the moment, it does not seem that this is going to be the case.

What is known to date is that Heard to return as Mera in Arthur Curry sequel. The actress confirmed in November last year in THAT ONE who will get back into the heroine’s skin: “I’m so excited to shoot that.”. “Paid rumors and paid social media campaigns don’t dictate [las decisiones de ‘casting’] because they have no basis in reality. Only fans made Aquaman and Aquaman 2 happen. I am excited to start next year. “, concludes.

Mera, again in ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’

The controversy has had consequences on Depp’s career, who abandoned his role as Gellert Grindelwald in the saga Fantastic animals after losing a lawsuit against The Sun in which he denounced the tabloid for defamation by describing him as a “wife beater.” The sentence led Warner Bros. to ask the actor to renounce his character in the prequel saga of Harry Potter, something that Depp accepted. The actor shot a scene from Fantastic beasts 3 when he left the movie. Mads Mikkelsen has become his replacement.

Before Aquaman 2, whose filming is expected to begin sometime this year, DC fans will be able to see Heard as Mera again in Zack Snyder’s Justice League. The director’s cut of the film released in 2017 comes to HBO Spain the March 18th. The film marked the actress’s debut as the Atlantean in the DC film universe, and she may have a slightly more weighty role in Snyder’s version than in the one that hit theaters nearly four years ago. .

In this film, fans will be able to see the DC trinity formed by Diana/Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Bruce Wayne/Batman (Ben Affleck) y Clark Kent/Superman (Henry Cavill). Also to Barry Allen/Flash (Ezra Miller), Victor Stone/Cyborg (Ray Fisher) and Momoa as Aquaman. The film will introduce new characters such as Darkseid (Ray Porter), El Joker (Jared Leto) and the general Swanwick/Martian Detective (Harry Lennix). On these lines, do not miss the trailer.

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‘Aquaman 2’: Is Emilia Clarke going to replace Amber Heard in the DC sequel?