by Amber Heard her film career is already feeling the pressure of her high-profile libel lawsuit with ex-husband Johnny Depp.
The actress, 36, has a much smaller role in the Aquaman sequel, with its screen time under 10 minutes, said film journalist Grace Randolph.
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TMZ also reported on the claims, but it’s still unclear if Heard’s minimal role in the new comic book movie is a recent development or has been the case since production began.
The film wrapped production in January, and director James Wan praised actor Jason Momoa in an Instagram post, but didn’t mention Heard, who had a starring role in the first film.
Momoa, who was involved in the promotional work for the film, did not mention Heard in any of his social media posts about Aquaman.
The last time Heard mentioned her role in the blockbuster was in October 2021. She posted a photo of her red hair, dressed as her character Mera.
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Meanwhile, a petition calling for Heard to be removed from the film altogether has reached nearly three million signatures.
“Do the right thing. Remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2,” creator Jeanne Larson wrote on the Change.org Petitionlaunched in 2020.
AquamanThe release of has also been pushed back to March 2023 after COVID-related issues halted production.
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Heard has been locked in a bitter legal battle with ex-husband Johnny Depp, as he sues his ex-wife for defamation over an op-ed she wrote alleging she was the victim of domestic abuse.
Depp, who was married to Heard from 2015 to 2017, is seeking $50 million in damages.
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