The story of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard‘S public broadcast of the defamation trial will be turned into a movie.
The legal case, which takes place in April and ends with a ruling on June 1, will be the subject of a new film called Hot Take: Depp/Heard Test.
On June 1 of this year, a jury in Fairfax County, Virginia, found Heard that she slandered her ex-husband Johnny Deppin a piece of opinion she wrote for washington articles in 2018.
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In the end, Depp was awarded damages of more than US$10 million ($14.9 million) and Heard was awarded US$2 million (about $2.9 million) in the counterclaim. Both are appealing the rulings.
Days of Our Lives Actor Mark Hapka will play Depp, while actress Megan Davis will play Heard. The film is an original work of the content platform Tubi.
In the comments made for PeopleTubi’s Director of Content, Adam Lewinson, said the film’s title had the words “hot take” in it “for a reason”.
“With our partners at MarVista, this Tubi Original was fast-tracked throughout production to capture a story that has become part of cultural cultism,” he said.
“[It paints] a unique picture of what millions of viewers have appeared in the headlines over the summer. “
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It’s not yet clear what aspect of the story the film will focus on, although the film will likely take notice of varying depictions on social media and social media about Heard and Depp.
At the time of the trial, the media and social networks that repeatedly posted images of Heard were negative.
The actress addressed this in a court testimony in which she accuse Depp of waging a “campaign” against hersays she is being “harassed, humiliated and threatened every day” because of the way he treated the trial and her throughout the process.
Depp spent most of his time during the trial playing around – he was often caught snickering during trials and making jokes with his attorney. At many points, But the pirate of the Caribbean the actor was seen doodling on pieces of paper in between official formalities.
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On social media, this dragged on even further, as Depp fans created videos and posts that often mocked Heard or made fun of her at her expense.
Following the official court ruling, the actor thanked fans, saying the jury gave him “life back”. Meanwhile, She is said to be “heartbroken” and “disappointed” by the verdictcalling it a “step back” for women and domestic violence victims.
“It sets the clock back to a time when a woman speaking up and speaking up could be publicly humiliated and humiliated.” Aquaman the star said at the time. “It resets the idea that violence against women must be taken seriously.”
The film is scheduled to premiere on Tubi’s streaming platform on September 30.
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