Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial to be made as film
Johnny and Amber have not commented on the film yet
The defamation trial of ex-couple and actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is set to be adapted into a film titled Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial. The film will premiere on Tubi streaming platform.
As per reports, while mark Hapka will feature as Johnny, Megan Davis will play Amber. The additional cast members include Melissa Marty as Depp's lawyer Camille Vasquez and Mary Carrig as Heard's lawyer Elaine Bredehoft.
The upcoming film will follow the infamous defamation trial between Johnny and Amber, which went on for two months and concluded on June 1. At the end of the trial, the jury siding with Johnny and that he was defamed by Amber through her op-ed piece accusing Depp of domestic abuse. At the same time, the court also found Depp liable for defamatory statement by Heard's lawyer.
"Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial is one of many timely, culturally releavant original movies to come from our expanding partnership and slate of movies being produced in collaboration with Tubi," said Hannah Pillemer, EVP creative of affairs for MarVista, which is co-producing along with Tubi.
Johnny and Amber have not commented on the film yet.