The actor asked that the procedure between him and Amber Heard be postponed to allow him to shoot the sequel to “Fantastic Beasts”. But if the judge signed, it is for a completely different reason.
Johnny Depp’s lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard, set to be held in Fairfax County, Virginia, has been pushed back again. The star of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” had asked for a postponement of the procedure to allow him to shoot his next film, “Fantastic Beasts 3”.
According to Deadline, filming for the franchise sequel is slated to begin in October and run through February. However, the trial dates had been set between January 11 and 28, causing a scheduling conflict for the actor.
Although Amber Heard objected to the motion, asking the judge not to be “subservient,” the trial was ultimately postponed. But it wasn’t to accede to the actor’s request.
Judge Bruce White has indeed postponed the trial from January 11 to May 3 due to risks associated with the pandemic. “For now, the Supreme Court of Virginia has not allowed us to conduct jury trials,” he said.
Johnny Depp is suing his ex-wife for describing himself as “a public figure representing domestic violence” in a 2018 Washington Post article. He claimed he was vilified in the article – although the actress d ‘”Aquaman” did not name him directly – stating that this suggested the actress was a victim of domestic violence and that he “had perpetrated domestic violence against her,” which she had publicly accused him of during their visit. divorced.
The couple separated in 2016 after Amber Heard accused Johnny Depp of being violent during their 15-month marriage. Johnny Depp has dismissed all these accusations outright.