Paul Bettany and several celebs are on the witnesses list in Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s USD 100 million legal battle

Johnny Depp And there will reportedly be several celebrities as witnesses in Amber Heard’s $100 million legal battle in Virginia. The long-delayed trial that begins next month features several A-listers expected to take a stand, including WandaVision star Paul BettanyJames Franco, among others, when the trial begins in April.

Ahead of that, TMZ reported that court documents for the witnesses list have been submitted and include the names of representatives from The Walt Disney Company and Warner Bros., as well as celebrities such as James Franco, Elon Musk, and Paul Bettany. Friends, family, lawyers, and other associates of the Rum Diary, who were briefly married, will attend the Virginia courtroom.

While initially a $50 million defamation suit was filed against Heard by Depp. Failing both, the case was moved to California and dismissed following the decision of the UK libel case, Aquaman The star countered her ex-husband for USD 100 million in September 2020.

Franco and Musk are reportedly on Amber’s witness list. According to TMZ earlier, Johnny alleged that he had an affair with each of them during their marriage. As for actor Paul Bettany, the actor has been known to share text messages about Heard with the Pirates of the Caribbean star.

In an interview with The Independent, the Marvel star opened up about having an “unpleasant feeling” to Depp after his private text messages were made public during a UK defamation case. According to reports, currently, both Depp and Heard are planning to take the stand personally during the Virginia trial.