Actor James Franco catches warmth within the upcoming Johnny Depp and Amber Heard biopic, “Sizzling Take: The Depp/Heard Trial.”
The 43-year-old “Pineapple Specific” entrance man is the famous person object of ire between 2022’s most notorious exes within the forthcoming movie, premiering Friday on streaming service Tubi.
“One other one with James Franco?,” asks an aggravated Depp, portrayed by “Days of Our Lives” actor Mark Hapka, studying a script over Heard’s shoulder, in a trailer for the flick.
Heard, performed by actress Megan Davis, 33, responds, “Are you jealous of him, too?”
The manufacturing comes simply 4 months after the previously wed couple’s highly-publicized, $50 million defamation go well with.
The “Pirates of the Caribbean” star accused Heard — whom he met on the set of “The Rum Diary” in 2011, married in February 2015 and divorced in 2017 — of defaming him as an abuser in a 2018 op-ed for the Washington Submit.
Heard countersued Depp for $100 million for defamation, citing feedback his legal professionals made about her home violence allegations.
Johnny Depp, 59, is questioned over his alleged jealousy of James Franco, 43, by ex-wife Amber Heard, 36, within the forthcoming Tubi movie “Sizzling Take: The Depp/Heard Trial,” out Friday. REUTERS
Throughout a staggering six weeks of testimony, Heard alleged that Depp kicked her within the again throughout a Could 2014 flight from Boston to Los Angeles, owing to his suspicions that she was “secretly having a factor” with Franco.
“He hated James Franco,” she defined whereas on the stand. “He was accusing me of getting a factor with him up to now, since I had filmed ‘Pineapple Specific’ with him.”
The 2 additionally shared a kissing scene for 2015 movie “The Adderall Diaries”, to Depp’s dismay.
Heard claimed Depp suspected that she had been romantically concerned with Franco throughout their marriage.
Heard claimed Depp referred to as her a “slut” for sharing a kissing scene with Franco in a 2015 manufacturing.
Heard continued her testimony, sobbing, “[Depp] referred to as me a slut,” for locking lips with Franco within the film.
She went on to say that an enraged Depp threw objects at her and slapped her within the face throughout his airplane rant.
“It didn’t damage my face, I simply felt embarrassed that he would do this to me in entrance of others,” mentioned the “Aquaman” starlet, including that Depp proceeded to taunt her with epithets.
Heard then testified that her ex brutalized her together with his boot.
“I felt this boot in my again,” she mentioned. “I fell to the ground. And nobody mentioned something. Nobody did something. You might have heard a pin drop.”
In a trailer for the movie, Depp, performed by Hapka, questions Heard, performed by Davis, about her work relationship with Franco.
Within the clip, Heard (performed by Megan Davis) asks the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star if he is jealous of Franco.
Throughout their real-life trial, Heard claimed Depp “hated” Franco as a result of romantic scenes they’d shared in films.
Heard accused Depp of kicking her to the ground of an airplane throughout an argument about Franco.
She continued, “I simply keep in mind feeling so embarrassed that he may kick me to the bottom in entrance of individuals. And extra embarrassing, I didn’t know what to do about it.”
James Franco — who was accused of sexually exploiting 5 ladies who attended his performing college, Studio 4, in 2018 — has but to publicly acknowledge being dragged into the the Depp vs. Heard trial.
On June 1, the jury awarded Depp $15 million — $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages — after discovering that Heard wrongfully broken his character in her article.
A “humiliated” Heard was granted $2 million in compensatory damages however no cash for punitive damages.
To date, neither Depp nor Heard have commented on the upcoming movie about their chaotic courtroom competition.