A new documentary on the Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard trial is set to debut on the digital platform under NBC News.
According to the report ‘Variety’, titled ‘A Marriage on Trial: Johnny Depp, Amber Heard and Truth in the Age of Social Media’, the documentary will debut on NBC News Now and available for streaming on demand on NBCNews.com and Peacock Will happen.
According to NBC News’ description for the 30-minute documentary, “The Depp vs. Heard defamation lawsuit prompted two distinct responses—those who couldn’t get enough and those who got more than they wanted.”
The new deep-dive documentary explores why the trial affected social media, particularly TikTok, and what viewers missed if social media coverage was their only news source. In the wake of a verdict, which To the surprise of legal experts, NBC News examined how the test evolved into a TikTok trial and what the verdict means for future domestic abuse cases.”
Interviews featured in the documentary include Heard’s attorney Ellen Breedhoft, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence CEO Ruth Glenn, American University law professor and gender violence expert Jamie Abrams, NBC News senior breaking news reporter Doha Madani, NBC News Tech and culture reporter Kat Tenenberg. and People Magazine’s Nigel Smith, among others.
“A Marriage on Trial: Johnny Depp, Amber Heard and Truth in the Age of Social Media” is produced by the NBC News Digital Docs Unit.