Check Out The First Image Of Amber Heard In 'Justice League'

​Let's hope Heard's role as Mera makes the waves she hopes in Hollywood

It's a well-known Hollywood truism that when a middle-aged actor's parts begin to dry up, he must do an action movie about a former elite agent dragged begrudgingly out of retirement to save the girl, the day, and his flagging career.

They've all done it, from Neeson (Taken), Damon (Bourne) and De Niro (Ronin) to Eckhart (The Expatriate), Washington (The Equalizer) and Snipes (Unstoppable). The list is endless.

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Well, it's the same for young actors and superhero movies. If you want a career in Hollywood, you absolutely must get a gig that involves spandex, special powers and a problem with evil.

Can you name three Hollywood stars, male or female, who hasn't done a superhero film?

Anyway, now it's Amber Heard's turn, and here she is dressed as Mera, Aquaman's wife and queen of Atlantis during filming for the upcoming Justice League movie.

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Directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League stars Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as Flash and Ray Fisher as Cyborg.

"Saw this hydrokinetic vision come out of the sea and snapped a photo with my Leica," Snyder tweeted yesterday.

Let's hope Heard's role as Mera makes the waves she hopes in Hollywood and not just another drop in an already overflowing ocean.