As the world waits for a verdict in the explosive legal war between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, their plans for the future have been revealed.
While the jury is debating the defamation verdict, Amber Heard and Johnny Depp are preparing for new blockbusters.
Namely, Hurd should appear in two films: Run with me as well as On fire.
According to IMDb, Run with me follows an American in Paris who falls helplessly in love with a model before they discover the underworld of the modeling industry in Europe.
Meanwhile, Hurd plays a New York psychiatrist in On fire, set in the 1890s, who visits a Colombian plantation to “take care of a restless boy”. While treating the child, she causes tension in the priest, who believes the boy is possessed.
These listings on Heard’s IMDb page follow her appearance the following year. Aquaman and the Last Kingdomin which her role was significantly curtailed.
While people, including Hurd, speculated that her role in the film was cut due to the circus surrounding the lawsuit between her and ex-husband Depp, Walter Hamada, president of DC Films, denied the rumor.
“The size of the role in the film that she had was determined at an early stage of development of the script, which was supposed to take place in 2018,” he testified at the trial. “The character’s involvement with the story was just the way it was right from the start.”
But Hurd isn’t the only one basking in the limelight. Rumor has it that Depp, who was seen performing on stage last weekend when the jury was deliberating, will play in beetle juice sequel directed by Tim Burton.
Sharp-eyed fans spotted Depp’s unmistakable name on the cast list online, raving about his possible on-screen role.
“If they really plan to do Beetlejuice 2 starring Johnny Depp, it will be the highest-grossing film of the year it was released,” one Twitter user suggested.
“There are rumors that Johnny Depp will be in Beetlejuice 2,” said another, “Let me tell you, I will scream.”
While Pirates of the Caribbean the star is no stranger to Burton’s films – appearing in Edward Scissorhands, Alice in Wonderland, Sleepy Hollow as well as Charlie at the Chocolate Factory – He is also friends with other rumored actors.
Depp, 58, can’t seem to move on from his exes, including Winona Ryder, 50, who will reprise her role in the film. Beetlejuice 2. Michael Keaton, 70, is also set to reprise his lead role in the 1988 classic.
According to the film’s IMDb page, the sequel, set to premiere in 2025, follows “the original cast and crew, plus new additions” as they find themselves homeless.
For the past six weeks, Depp and Heard, 36, have been head-to-head in a defamation case currently pending before a jury.
Depp is suing Heard for $50 million (AU$67 million) for implying he insulted her in a 2018 Washington Post article. Although she did not name him, he claims that her claims are false and have cost him lucrative film roles.
Heard countersued, seeking US$100 million (AU$134 million) and alleging that she had been subjected to “unrestrained physical abuse and abuse” at his hands.
This article originally appeared in New York Post and has been reproduced with permission.