The controversial Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation case is the subject of a new movie, Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial, which will debut exclusively on the free Tubi streaming service.
The film stars Mark Hapka (Parallels, Days of Our Lives) as Depp and Megan Davis (Alone in the Dark) as Hurd. It’s set to premiere on his Friday, September 30th at Fox’s Tubi. Melissa Marty will join Hapka and Davis as Depp’s attorney Camille Vasquez, while Mary Carrig will play Heard’s attorney Elaine Bredehoft, Variety reports.
The hot take follows Depp and Heard’s tumultuous relationship in and out of court, dramatizing a two-month defamation trial that ended June 1, in which a jury found Heard’s domestic violence allegations against him. Dec 2018 op-ed article.
The jury also held Depp responsible for a defamatory statement about Heard by his attorney.
Hot Take is brought to you by MarVista Entertainment by Fox Entertainment. Written by Guy Nicolucci and directed by Sarah Roman. Produced quickly by his Tubi and MarVista, the film “timely captures a story that has become part of the cultural zeitgeist, watching it play out in the headlines for millions all summer long.” I made a unique painting that I saw,” said Adam Lewinson. Tubia’s Chief Content Officer said in a statement:
“Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial” is a collection of many timely and culturally relevant original films resulting from our expanded partnership with Tubi and the co-produced films with Tubi. One,” said Hannah Pillemer, MarVista’s EVP Creative of Affairs.
“By connecting viewers to stories with this kind of social currency and topicality, they become must-sees for fans of pop culture and celebrity dramas.”
The film is executive produced by Brittany Clemons, Angie Day, Marianne C. Unch, Hannah Pilemer and Fernando Zeu. Autumn Federici and Christifor Civietic serve as producers under their Ninth House banner. (with input from IANS)
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