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‘Remove Amber Heard, Replace The Stench’: After Aquaman 2 Gets Delayed By 9 Months, DC Fans Ask WB Studios to Use This Time Wisely and Edit Mera Out of the Film

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DC and Warner Bros. Discovery made it to the news once again after it was reported that Aquaman 2 and Shazam 2 have been delayed due to reasons still unknown to us. While Shazam 2 has taken the spot of March 17, 2023, Aquaman 2 has taken a high jump of 9 months. The Jason Momoa starrer is going to hit the theaters on December 25, 2023. While a large section of the audience is disappointed by this, some fans think that the studio should utilize this time to do something with Amber Heard’s character in the movie. Amber Heard who played Mera in the franchise is already embroiled in a controversy with ex-husband Johnny Depp.

Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman (2018).
Amber Heard as Mera in Aquaman (2018)

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Is DC going to remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2?

For a long time, Amber Heard is embroiled in a controversy with her ex-husband Johnny Depp. It started long ago when Head reported against the Pirates of the Caribbean actor for domestic abuse and violence. After this, the whole scenario started to grow only uglier as reports came in that it was actually Johnny Depp who suffered. Following this Depp also won a defamation trial against Heard. But now it is reported that the actress and her legal team are preparing to appeal the verdict of the court.

Johnny Depp And Amber Heard
Johnny Depp And Amber Heard

So many troubles and controversies looming on her head have already caused more than half of the moviegoers to go against her. Even though DC didn’t report any news of recasting or replacement, it was reported that her scenes are extensively edited out from Aquaman 2. But now with this delay, certain sources claim that DC is doing something to fully remove any obstacle from the movie although nothing’s been official yet about the reason for their decision of delaying it

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Fans advise WBD to fully remove Amber Heard from Aquaman 2

Amber Heard as Princess Mera.
Fans demand DC to fully remove her as there’s now enough time for post-production

DC is already coping with a number of controversies since its CEO David Zaslav took some Cost-Cutting measures and also canceled Batgirl. Amid this, the fans advise that if the studio can spend this time wisely and remove Amber Heard from the movie then it can surely be relieved from some of its troubles. Moreover, DC also brought back Ben Affleck in place for Michael Keaton so further this move can save the face of DC. Some of the remarks of the fans are:

While some fans suggested some other casting, some sarcastically remarked that they are going to replace Mera’s face with that of Johnny Depp, but it is to be remembered that with any update from the studio still pending, changing her character can be a scenario. And now with a wide window of 9 months available to them for post-production who knows, we might get to watch a different take being applied to the character of Mera.

Aquaman: The Lost Kingdom is set to hit the theaters on December 25, 2023

Source: Twitter

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Written by Subham Mandal

Subham Mandal is currently working as a writer for FandomWire with an ardent interest in the world of pop culture. Subham has written more than 400 articles on different spheres of modern pop culture and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English based in Kolkata. He’s also an experienced student journalist having demonstrated work experience with the Times of India. He aspires to be a column writer in the future.