The verdict of the ultra-publicized trial between Amber Heard and her ex-husband Johnny Depp was pronounced last June, in favor of the actor. After a bitter trial of several months which revealed the lackluster private life of two Hollywood celebrities and thirteen hours of deliberation, the seven jurors of the Fairfax court found that Amber Heard had made defamatory remarks to the against the Pirates of the Caribbean star and awarded him $15 million in damages. But Amber Heard’s lawyers have asked for the verdict to be quashed and the case is therefore not closed. However, Hollywood has already taken up the matter and, three months after the verdict, a feature film about the trial – which no one wants – is already ready to be broadcast by Tubi, the Fox streaming service, we learn. Variety. Entitled Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial and directed by Sara Lohman, who is directing her feature debut here, it will document the tumultuous relationship between the two actors inside and outside the courtroom. Unknowns Mark Hapka (Days of Our Lives) and Megan Davis (American Horror Story) will play Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. available September 30 on Tubi, but a spokesperson for the platform explained the speed of production as follows: millions of people have seen and read all summer”. Nobody wanted it, but Hollywood did it.
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