A year after her disastrous defamation trial against Johnny Depp, Amber Heard has made her first significant public appearance. On June 23, the actress attended the Italian Taormina Film Festival for the world premiere of her movie In the Fire.
Heard grinned broadly as she joyfully posed for the cameras. Conor Allyn, the director of her movie, and co-star Eduardo Noriega were present with her. The 37-year-old’s presence follows news that he had settled a lawsuit with Depp for $1 million just a few days prior.
Amber Heard Makes Appearance at Taormina Film Festival
Heard was observed having a good time at the Teatro Antico during the 69th Taormina Film Festival. As they all made their way to the festival’s official opening, she made jokes with the other members of the In the Fire cast.
Heard saw a woman dressed in all white, clad in a t-shirt, calf-length skirt, and black heels. In order to take selfies with the Aquaman actress, many attendees and admirers swarmed around her. She was even informed by a coworker, “You are my favourite person,” and she responded, “I believe you.”
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Heard’s Film In The Fire is Set to Premiere at the Festival
Heard’s first movie since her highly publicised defamation trial against her ex-husband Depp is titled In the Fire. The movie was shot in March 2022, just before the defamation action trial started. On Saturday, the movie will have its world premiere at the Taormina Film Festival.
Heard plays the role of a “psychiatrist who sets out to treat a desperate child at a time when psychiatry is not yet a respected science” in the supernatural horror movie. The evil deeds get worse as the woman tries to psychoanalyse the child, and her treatment turns into a race to save the youngster from the wrath of his fellow people and perhaps even from himself.
The movie’s scheduled theatrical release has not yet been disclosed. Heard will also make an appearance in the upcoming December 20th film Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom from DC Studios.
Heard Recently Paid Depp $1 Million as Defamation Lawsuit Settlement
According to stories that arose in the middle of June, Heard had given Depp her $1 million settlement sum, which he then chose to contribute to five separate charities. Heard was required to pay Depp $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages after Depp won the lawsuit in June 2022.
But in December 2022, the former couple came to a $1 million settlement. Since then, Heard and her 2-year-old daughter have resided in Spain. Depp additionally appeared in public at a festival this year in May.
The renowned Cannes Film Festival was inaugurated by the 60-year-old actor, who also discussed his intention to return to acting following the trial. He told the media, “I keep worrying about the word comeback because I didn’t go anyplace.
In actuality, I’m a good 45 minutes away. Therefore, it’s possible that people stopped phoning because of whatever their current worry was. However, I didn’t get lost. The Pirates of the Caribbean actor said, “I’ve just been sitting around.
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