The Comic-Con San Diego was the host of a clumsy lineup Saturday
During the presentation of Warner Bros. & # 39; Hall H, Johnny Depp made an appearance as his character "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald". debut of the last trailer for the next fantasy film. About an hour later, his ex-wife, Amber Heard, appeared at the congress to promote "Aquaman" from WB, who released his first trailer during the event.
In court documents, Heard accused Depp of physical abuse while they were married. She won a $ 7 million settlement in the divorce case, which she donated to a charity. They settled their divorce in 2016, when she rejected the claims.
The appearance of Depp was somewhat of a surprise to the public. He came to the end of the segment "Fantastic Beast" after much of the main cast had already asked about softball about what they would do if they had any questions. magical powers (Zoe Kazan "would attack Trump", Ezra Miller chose to "end patriarchy"). Depp took the stage disguised as an evil wizard, with blue contact lenses and a shock of blonde hair, then spoke of "muggle" – Harry Potter speaks for humans.
"We who live for freedom, for the truth, the time has come to stand up and take our rightful place in the world," Depp sung.
Depp's cast in the "Fantastic Beasts" sequel is controversial, largely because of Heard's allegations. "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling, who wrote the screenplay for "Fantastic Beasts," issued a statement in response to the reaction last year.
"Based on our understanding of the circumstances, the filmmakers and I are not only comfortable with our original cast, but" Depp also wooed the controversy after a profile in Rolling Stone magazine is appeared who recounted his financial problems and captured him drinking bottle after vintage red bottle When Heard came on stage with Jason Momoa, the star of "Aquaman", James Wan and other members of the cast, she only asked a few questions, noting that she was not a girl from the beach so she was filming a movie.
The decision to stick to Depp comes from the fact that many Hollywood studios are taking a "zero tolerance" approach to dealing with artists and top executables scandals. ives. Friday, Disney is separated from "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol." The director of 3 "James Gunn appeared after tweets in which he had made jokes about rape and pedophilia. Earlier this week, Paramount fired Amy Powell, the head of her television division, for making racist remarks. Powell denies the claims. And Netflix recently terminated its chief communications officer, Jonathan Friedland, for using the word "n" at a meeting
. Social media has responded quickly to this uncomfortable situation. "It makes me nauseous," tweeted Dana Schwartz, Entertainment Weekly's correspondent
Warner Bros. did not respond immediately to a request for comment.
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