DC Films president says Amber Heard was almost dropped from Aquaman 2 over chemistry issues with Jason Momoa

The head of DC Films at Warner Bros.

Walter Hamada, testified that the Johnny Depp incident had no bearing on Amber Heard's future in the Aquaman series.

Heard, 36, testified in a defamation trial in Fairfax, Virginia

that she "fought really hard to stay in" Aquaman 2 because

"they didn't want to include me in the movie.

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom has already been shot and is expected to be released in March 2023

however, Heard said that her role as Mera, Jason Momoa's titular character's love interest and the female action star was "very pared down."

"I was given a script and then given new versions

Amber said as per PEOPLE. Furthermore