It only took four months to bring the story of the court to the cinema.
The ultra-media trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, whose verdict was rendered on June 1, was quick to inspire screenwriter Guy Nicolucci and director Sara Lohman.
On September 30, the American streaming platform Tubi will broadcast the feature film entitled
Hot Take: The Depp-Heard Trial.
The trailer was unveiled on September 28.
The film reunites Mark Hapka and Megan Davis to play the star couple.
Unknown to the general public, the two actors have mainly played in series.
Ghost Whisperer: The Other Side,
American Horror Stroy
The first images of this feature film, shot in haste, are full of tension.
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From the outset, a journalist announces the color.
His reply recalls six weeks of a sordid legal saga.
This is the first day of the libel trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.
Although fans support both sides, there is clearly a favorite
,” she said.
Needless to say, the actor of
Pirates of the Caribbean
had received broad support from public opinion.
We must recognize the efforts of the production to make the film realistic.
Sporting goatee and nonchalant attitude Mark Hapka looks like his character.
Last week, Adam Lewinson, Tubi's content director justified the speed of production of
Hot Take: The Depp-Heard Trial
According to him, the filming of the film was accelerated
"in order to give a timely vision of a story that has been in tune with the times, painting a unique picture of what millions of people have seen unfold in headlines over the summer.”
The judicial and media soap opera that ignited the web in the spring, is back in the heart of the news.
The two actors had attacked respectively for domestic violence and defamation.
At the second trial, the Fairfax Court jury found Amber Heard guilty of libel against her ex-husband Johnny Depp.
She must, since, pay him the sum of fifteen million dollars in damages.
Also condemned, the actor had to offload two million dollars.
The ex-spouses both decided to appeal this decision.
This summer, the unsealing uncovered evidence that is said to be “overwhelming” against Johnny Depp.
He lives happy days in France where he moved.
And shoots a film, under the direction of Maïwenn, in which he plays Louis XIV.