Dolph Lundgren shared his views on Amber Heard after working with her on the Aquaman movies.
The action movie star appeared opposite Heard in the DC franchise, the first film of which was released in 2018. A sequel has been filmed and will be released in 2023.
Heard was sued by ex-husband Johnny Depp for $50m (£40.1m) for allegedly implying he abused her in 2018 Washington Post editorial. Although she didn’t specifically name him, Depp says his allegations impacted his ability to work.
Lundgren waded into the subject of Heard after a petition to remove her from the upcoming sequel reached 4.5 million signatures.
The actor, who plays Nereus in the films, told Redline Steel CEO Colin Wayne during a Memorial Day gift: “She was awesome. I worked with her on the first Aquaman, now the second. We shot last fall in London.
He continued; “She’s awesome, I had a great experience with her. She’s very nice, nice to the crew, nice to everyone, just down to earth. She had her newborn baby with her on set with the nanny who was quite cute.
Heard has previously condemned the campaign to have her removed from the film and denied that the outcome of the Depp libel case impacted her own franchise.
“Rumors and paid social media campaigns do not dictate [casting decisions] because they have no basis in reality,” Heard said in a statement. “Only the fans actually did Aquaman and Aquaman 2 occur. I’m excited to start next year.
Meanwhile, dirty dance Star Jennifer Grey, who had a brief engagement with Depp in the 1980s, said she “no longer recognizes” the actor.
Gray shared his take on the actor’s lawsuit while promoting his new memoir, titled Out of the corner.
A jury returned a verdict in favor of Depp on Wednesday, June 1. Find a full list of celebrities who supported Heard during the trial here, and everyone who voiced their support for Depp here.