The River Why Cast
 
Amber Heard as “Eddy”

As stunning as she is talented, Amber Heard is making waves with her captivating performances on the big screen.

Heard will next be seen in "The Rum Diary" starring opposite Johnny Depp and Aaron Eckhart. The dramatic adventure film is an adaptation of the Hunter S. Thompson novel and will be released on October 28th.

She will also star in NBC's new series "The Playboy Club" which will air Monday nights at 10:00pm. The 1960's drama will be centered around the early years of Hugh Hefner's playboy clubs in Chicago. The series will be executive produced by Brian Grazer, Chad Hodge and Francie Calfo.

She recently completed production on the independent film "Syrup" starring opposite Shiloh Fernandez. The film is a dark satire about the backstabbing and corporate ladder climbing of twenty-somethings trying to make it to the top in the soda industry.

Heard recently starred in John Carpenter's "The Ward" which premiered at the 2010 Toronto Film Festival and the independent film, "And Soon the Darkness", which she also served as a co-producer.

Previously, Heard starred in 2009's box office hit, "Zombieland" opposite Woody Harrelson, Bill Murray and Jesse Eisenberg. She also starred in the suspense thriller, "The Stepfather", with Sela Ward, Dylan Walsh, and Penn Badgley. In 2008, she starred in the comedic hit, "Pineapple Express" with Seth Rogan and James Franco. Heard received a 2008 Young Hollywood Award for her breakthrough performance in "Pineapple Express".

She was also seen in the Academy Award nominated "North Country" in which she played Charlize Theron's character in flashbacks. Her other film credits include: Drive Angry 3D, The Joneses, Never Back Down, Alpha Dog and Friday Night Lights.

On television, Heard starred on The CW drama, Hidden Palms and had guest starring roles on Showtime's Californication and CBS's Criminal Minds.

Originally from Texas, Heard currently resides in Los Angeles and is actively involved with Amnesty International. She will also be the new face of the Fall 2011 GUESS campaign.