Amber Heard was almost dropped from "Aquaman 2" due to a lack of chemistry with co-star Jason Momoa, a Warner Bros. executive testified at Johnny Depp's defamation trial against his ex-wife.
Walter Hamada said in the pre-taped deposition played for jurors Tuesday in Fairfax County Circuit Court, in Virginia, that the pair were not a good match. "They didn’t really have a lot of chemistry together," he explained in the deposition recorded March 15, 2022. "I think editorially they were able to make that relationship work in the first movie, but there was concern that it took a lot of effort to get there." A photo combination of Amber Heard and Jason Momoa.
An executive testified that there was a "lack of chemistry" between them, and the part of Mera was almost recast in "Aquaman 2." (Getty Images) There was a delay recasting the part of Mera in "Aquaman 2" and a lot of discussion of replacing Heard with an actress who had more "natural chemistry" with Momoa, he said.
In the end, the studio moved forward with Heard. "Was her role [in 'Aquaman 2'] ever reduced for any reason?" Depp's lawyer Ben Chew asked Hamada. "No," he replied.Read more on foxnews.com