After following the trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard this summer, the American public will soon be able to discover the TV movie version of this affair.
The trial of the year
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have been in the spotlight for the past few months due to the lawsuit against them. An extremely publicized affair which saw the two stars pass, one after the other, in front of the bar to tell the worst moments of their couple. Before that, we have to go back to 2016. After their separation, the actress accuses Johnny Depp of domestic violence.
The actor loses a first trial in 2020, before returning to the charge in 2022 with defamation lawsuit filed against Amber Heard and he wins. Johnny Depp considered, among other things, that the accusations of his ex-companion had had a negative impact on his career. Remember that Disney had decided to set aside the actor from the Pirates of the Caribbean saga, angering fans.
A TV movie about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard
Highly publicized, the affair will not have highlighted either of the two but fascinated the public enough for a production to think of get inspiration for a movie. Deadline indeed announced thata TV movie based on this story was going to be released very soon on the streaming site tube (which is owned by Fox Entertainment). Of the September 30American audiences (Tubi is only available in the United States) will be able to discover this film titled Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial.
Adam Lewinson, Tubi’s chief content officer, clarified that production had been ramped up to “capturing a timely take on a story that has become part of the cultural zeitgeist, painting a unique picture of what millions watched over the summer“.
But then, the big question is who was chosen to play Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. Deadline announces that Mark Hapka will be Johnny Depp while Megan Davis will be Amber Heard. Two performers unknown to the general public but whose performance will certainly be observed with attention.