Despite the fact that Amber Heard officially confirmed her involvement and return as Mera in Aquaman 2 last year, several gossips have surfaced over the last couple of months claiming that the actress will have a reduced role in the sequel and that there's even a possibility that her spot in the DC Extended Universe could be jeopardized if her legal issues with ex-husband Johnny Depp go South.
We reported a few months back that there's a good chance that Heard could actually get booted off the DCEU with Aquaman 2 potentially adding another female character who could end up leading the franchise if the actress loses her legal battle with the former Pirates of the Caribbean actor.
Now, tipster Daniel Richtman (via Patreon) is reporting that Heard was successful in holding on to her lead role in Aquaman 2 as she finally convinced Warner Bros. to keep her on board amid the issues surrounding her personal life. Richtman also notes that Jason Momoa, James Wan, and Zack Snyder were the key people responsible for helping the actress fight for her spot in the film.
Momoa reportedly has always had Heard's back and their recent Instagram exchange pretty much proves that the actor isn't all that bothered by the allegations thrown at his co-star. While we're not quite sure whether or not Momoa or any of Amber's colleagues believe the accusations against her, it's safe to assume that most of them are at least on Amber's side.
Aquaman 2 begins filming this Summer.
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