Elon Musk had reportedly defended his ex Amber Heard during discussions by Warner Bros. to fire her from the upcoming film Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. He has reportedly sent one of his litigators to send scorched-earth” letter to Warner Bros. Elon has threatened to burn the house down if the actress wasn’t brought back for a sequel. This pressed Warner Bros. to reverse their decision.
Earlier, Aquaman director James Wan and the studio had reportedly written to Heard’s attorney after the film’s 2018 release. They were thinking of letting go of the actress due to a lack of chemistry with Jason Momoa. Rumors of Heard’s firing spread after her defamation trial with her ex-husband Johnny Depp.
She claimed that Depp spearheaded a smear campaign against her. Amber said that it resulted in a very pared-down version of her role in the new film. Reportedly, Heard only appears in 10 minutes of the sequel.
Amber also claimed that co-star Jason wanted her fired and dressed as Johnny Depp to upset her, in her therapy sessions. Her therapy notes say Jason said he wanted me fired. Jason is drunk late on set. Dressing like Johnny. Has all the rings too. However, A DC spokesperson responded to this allegation, saying,Jason Momoa professionally conducted himself at all times on the set of Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.
Heard said, I fought to keep my job and the biggest movie opportunity I had to date [with] Justice League with the option to [star in] Aquaman. I had to fight hard to stay in Justice League because that was the time of the divorce, while she was on the stand. She continued,
I was given a script [for Aquaman 2] and then given new versions of the script that had taken away scenes that had action in it, that depicted my character and another character, without giving any spoilers away, two characters fighting with one another, and they took a bunch out of my role. The quite controversial Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom is set for a December 20 release date.