Discovery+ introduced the making of an upcoming documentary on the 2017 divorce of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, which remains to be enjoying out within the court docket of public opinion. In an announcement launched on November 19, Discovery mentioned that Johnny vs Amber will consider what initiated the top of the wedding and “the way it tipped into the celeb court docket case of the last decade.”
Speaking in regards to the plot, Johnny vs Amber will take viewers contained in the dissolution of the short-lived relationship, which lasted from 2015 to 2017. For unversed, the story began when in 2016 Amber Heard filed for divorce from Depp. Heard secured a restraining order towards Depp, by leaked proof of alleged home violence. Nevertheless, the state of affairs escalated, and the Pirates of the Caribbean actor sued The Solar for portraying him as a ‘wife-beater.’
The documentary will dive into the deeply troubled marriage from every fractured facet. As said in a launch from the streamer, the venture, which is split into two movies, will inform the story from two views. “Johnny’s movie will painting that he discovered himself married to a Machiavellian liar who would cease at nothing to guard her picture,” the assertion says. “Whereas Amber’s movie explores how she married the person of her desires solely to see him flip right into a violent drug-fueled monster.”
In the meantime, Nick Hornby, Co-CEO at Optomen and the corporate producing the documentary mentioned, “Via the tapes, house movies and textual content messages are proven in court docket, these movies give viewers a uncommon and necessary perception into a wedding that went tragically flawed, and to raised perceive the vastly necessary problem of home violence.”
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Nevertheless, the episodes will enable the viewers to listen to from the attorneys concerned on either side, together with testimony from these near the couple. Johnny vs Amber may even look at intensive footage and audio recordings recorded by the couple themselves, however neither is claimed within the assertion to be concerned immediately with the venture.
Within the assertion, Clare Laycock, head of leisure at Discovery UK, famous that the premiere of the sequence will present, “an in-depth perception into the epic battle that powered #JusticeforJohnnyDepp and #IStandWithYouAmberHeard fan campaigns and the very public Excessive Court docket case that gripped us all. Optomen has accomplished a implausible job turning this multi-layered story into one thing each engrossing and horrifying.” Johnny vs Amber will probably be accessible to observe on Discovery+ subsequent to this yr.