The trial of Johnny Depp against Amber Heard caused quite a stir from April to June. All media reported about the Mud fight in the courtroom. It didn’t take long for various projects to be commissioned for the event. Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial is the first film adaptation to be released shortly.
Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial was produced exclusively for the streaming service Tubi and celebrates its premiere four (!) months after the end of the legal dispute. Apparently those responsible knew the substance not implement it fast enough. Below is an overview of the four main actors.
Hot Take Cast: Mark Hapka plays Johnny Depp
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Mark Hapka and Johnny Depp
Mark Hapka stars as Johnny Depp in Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial. He has been an actor since the late 2010s and has mainly appeared in short films and TV films in recent years. His most famous film to date is Parallels from 2015.
Hot Take Cast: Megan Davis plays Amber Heard
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Megan Davis and Amber Heard
Megan Davis was cast for the role of Amber Heard. From short films to Christmas rom-coms, her filmography includes many different TV roles. She was also seen in some series, such as American Horror Story about 2 Broke Girls. Most of the time, however, these are only very small roles.
Hot Take Cast: Melissa Marty plays Camille Vasquez
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Melissa Marty in Dangerous Company
Camille Vasquez is the attorney who represented Johnny Depp in court. In Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial she is portrayed by Melissa Marty, whose career is still young. She made her debut in 2014’s Jane the Virgin. She landed her first recurring supporting role with Seattle Firefighters.
Hot Take Cast: Mary Carrig plays Elaine Bredehoft
Mary Carrig in Law & Order: True Crime
Rounding out the main cast of Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial is Mary Carrig, who stars as Elaine Bredehoft, Amber Heard’s attorney. Since the early 1990s, Carrig has appeared in various TV productions, such as Law & Order: True Crime and Shadow of the Passion. Recently she has also acted in several short films.
No big names: For the first film adaptation of the Depp/Heard trial, actors from the US TV landscape in particular have been secured. Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial celebrates on September 30, 2022 its premiere at Tubi. It is not yet known when and how the film will come to Germany.
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