Discovery + UK has brought forward the two most senior legal figures involved in the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation trial for the next documentary series on the court battles between the former couple.
Camille Vasquez and Benjamin G. Chew, who represent Depp, will appear in the second series of the series. Johnny vs AmberThere will be extensive testimony and interviews with attorneys general, along with representatives from Heard.
Authored by Discovery + UK and announced late last month, the two-part docuseries is a sequel to the first. Johnny vs Amber, explored Depp’s 2020 defamation trial at the UK Supreme Court. This time, the focus will be on the recent defamation trial in Fairfax County, Virginia, which will ultimately award Depp $10 million in punitive damages and $5 million in punitive damages from Heard. Reviewing extensive evidence and testimony from both sides, each episode will present one side of the argument through legal teams, friends, family, and key witnesses.
Also announced as part of Discovery + with format is Coleen vs Rebekah and Britney and Jamie. Coleen vs Rebekah will focus on the recent UK court battle between the wives of famous footballers Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy, which has been called the “Wagatha Christie Trial” in the British press and arose after Rooney announced testify accusing Vardy of disclosing stories about her to the tabloids. Britney and Jamiemeanwhile, will be looking at the 13-year and controversial conservatorship held by Jamie Spears over his daughter Britney Spears, examining the truth behind the headlines, allegations and family feuds. very public.
“When we entrust Johnny vs Amber for Discovery+, we know we’re dealing with a very sensitive case but one with a great global profile and interest that will resonate with our audience,” said Clare Laycock , senior vp planning expert and insights, head of Entertainment, Warner Bros. Discovery UK, said. “Since its premiere last December, Johnny vs Amber already one of the most successful non-designated discoveries + Originals, currently the #1 acquisition driver in the UK as well as topping global travel and engagement metrics across the US , EMEA and our broader international markets. ”