Johnny Depp And Amber Heard Trial Quietly Adapted Into Movie Premiering This Month

“With our partners at MarVista, this Tubi Original was fast-tracked into production to capture a timely take on a story that became part of the cultural zeitgeist, painting a unique picture of what millions watched play out in the headlines over the summer,” Tubi’s chief content material officer instructed Deadline.

The supply materials actually captivated thousands and thousands and set a brand new viewership document for Court docket TV when the decision was learn on June 1, in response to PR Newswire. Depp had accused Heard of defaming him in a 2018 Washington Submit op-ed and was awarded greater than $10 million in damages.

Lewinson instructed Deadline that the film adaptation “has ‘Hot Take’ in the title for a reason” and can chronicle not solely the trial however the couple’s relationship. Sara Lohman of “Secrets in the Woods” fame directed the movie, and “Daily Show” author Man Nicolucci wrote the script.

Melissa Marty will painting Depp’s lawyer Camille Vasquez, who aggressively sparred with Heard throughout cross-examination. “Law & Order: True Crime” actor Mary Craig, in the meantime, will play Heard’s lawyer Elaine Bredehoft.

“Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial” will stream free of charge on Tubi beginning Sept. 30.