Everyone knows about the explosive trial between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp that lasted for around six weeks. The sensational case that caught the entire Hollywood’s attention is now taking another turn! By this, we mean to inform you that the six-week trial is all set to get adapted into a movie as per the latest report by Variety. Talking about the new movie, it has been titled Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial and is going to debut exclusively on the Tubi streaming service. The film features Megan Davis as Amber Heard and Mark Hapka as Johnny Depp.
The film details
Talking about the upcoming film, it is all set to premiere on September 30, 2022, and also features Melissa Marty as Johnny Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez, and Mary Carrig of Law & Order True Crime as Heard’s lawyer Elaine Bredehoft. The film’s storyline is all set to follow the tumultuous relationship in and out of the court of the two actors. It will reportedly dramatize the two-month defamation trial that concluded on June 1, 2022. For the unversed, the trial verdict witnessed the jury stating that Amber Heard is liable for defamation for her defamation 2018 op-ed piece. Apart from that, Johnny Depp was also held liable for a defamatory statement made about his ex-wife Amber Heard by her lawyer.
The aftermath of the trial
Following the conclusion of the trial that grabbed headlines everywhere, Johnny Depp is busy getting back to his Hollywood career that earlier came to a halt owing to the domestic violence allegations made by his ex-wife Amber Heard. Talking about the actor, he has already released a music album with Jeff Back. He is now all set to direct a film after nearly 25 years that will reportedly be produced by Al Pacino.
Talking about Amber Heard, she released a statement after the trial concluded and said, “I’m heartbroken that the mountain of evidence still was not enough to stand up to the disproportionate power, influence and sway of my ex-husband. I’m even more disappointed with what this verdict means for other women.”