If you missed the media and social media coverage of the Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard trial, don’t worry, a movie is on the way. And we already know the main cast, the release date and where it will be available.
Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial will chronicle the tumultuous relationship, on and off court, of Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard, with a dramatization of the controversial libel trial that rocked the world for two months in 2022.
It is an original production by MarVista Entertainment, an independent studio of FOX Entertainment, for the streaming Free Tube.
“Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial have ‘hot-take‘ in the title for a reason,” said Adam Lewinson, Tubi’s chief content officer. “We sped up production on this Tubi Original to capture a timely version of a story that became part of the cultural ethos, painting a unique picture of what millions saw in headlines over the summer.”
Depp sued Heard for defamation after she accused him of domestic violence. After losing the first round of litigation in the United Kingdom, the actor decided to return with a defense that sought to obtain $50 million in damages. The trial ended on June 1.
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Cast and production crew
The film stars Mark Hapka in the role of Johnny Depp. The forty-year-old performer is best known for his role as Nathan Horton on the American soap opera Days of Our Lives. Next to her is the actress Megan Davis, Who gives life to Amber Heard. She, 33, has participated in series such as American Horror Story, bones or comedy 2 Broken Girls.
in supporting roles melissa marty (Station 19) plays Camille Vásquez, Depp’s star lawyer, while Mary Carrig (Law & Order True Crime) to Elaine Bredehoft, Amber’s legal representative.
The direction was carried out by Sarah Lohmann (Secrets in the Woods), from a screenplay written by Guy Nicolucci (TheDailyShow). Autumn Federici and Kristifor Cvijetic served as producers under their company The Ninth House. Executive producing are Brittany Clemons, Angie Day, Marianne C. Wunch, Hannah Pillemer and Fernando Szew.
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When is the Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard trial movie released?
The movie Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial will premiere on September 30, 2022 in Tubi.
Although the platform streaming free is available in Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama, it is not yet clear if the production will be launched on the same day in Latin America.
trailer of Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial
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