Amber's agent details how actress lost jobs because of Depp case
Jessica Kovacevic, Heard's agent at the talent agency WME, was the last of a series of witnesses called by the attorneys of the actress on Thursday. After spending several days defending her from Depp's defamation claim, according to 'Variety', Heard's legal team is now on the offensive, seeking to prove their $100 million counterclaim that Heard's career was harmed by Depp's lawyer, who called her allegations a "hoax".
Aerial show by fighter jets unfolds 'Top Gun: Maverick' premiere
The actor received a thunderous ovation, reports 'Variety', after he was presented with a "surprise" Palme d'Or, one that genuinely seemed to take him off guard. He had received another ovation after making some spirited introductory remarks. "This is an incredible evening and an incredible time ... just to see everyone's faces," Cruise said from the stage of the Palais du Festivals. "It's been 36 years since the first 'Top Gun' and we've had to hold it for years for the pandemic."
Dakota Fanning wears a necklace with her dead dog's hair
The 28-year-old actress told host Kelly Clarkson and fellow guest Michelle Pfeiffer her 'The First Lady' co-star: "So I have her with me." Fanning also said: "She actually passed away. My first and only dog, her name was Lewellen," she said before picking up one of her pendant necklaces, and showing to the pair, reports femalefirst.co.uk. She added: "And this is a little bit of her hair in my necklace."
Amber claims image showing Depp with two black eyes has been 'photoshopped'
After being presented with a photo from the couple's honeymoon in 2015, Heard - who also features in the photo - replied: "I've seen this picture before, and he's not injured in it. This one is Photoshopped." Heard alleges that Depp slapped her across the face, grabbed her by the neck and pushed her against a wall during their honeymoon, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
Pete Davidson, Naomi Scott to star in David Michod's 'Wizards!'
Michod also penned the script, which is based on a story by Joel Edgerton and Michod. Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner of Plan B will produce alongside Liz Watts, reports 'Deadline'. The film follows two hapless pothead beach-bar operators (Davidson and Rogowski) who run into trouble when they stumble across stolen loot that they really should have just left alone.
Amber Heard on Johnny Depp: This is the man who tried to kill me
Heard maintained her composure as Depp's attorney, Camille Vasquez, accused her of lying and suggested that she was the true abuser. Vasquez played audio recordings of arguments between the couple and read aloud love notes that Heard had written to Depp after the alleged assaults, reports 'Variety'. "You weren't scared of him at all, were you?" Vasquez asked at one point.
Anurag Thakur at Cannes: India becoming 'content hub' of the world
He walked the Cannes red carpet with celebrities from the world of Indian cinema. They included acclaimed actors Nawazuddin Siddiqui and R. Madhavan, music maestro A.R. Rahman, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, and noted lyricist and Censor Board chief Prasoon Joshi. Appropriately, the minister described it as "a historic moment" for India.