Johnny Depp http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29659/all en Johnny Depp to star as gangster in 'Black Mass' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/johnny-depp-star-gangster-black-mass <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US star Johnny Depp will play notorious Boston gangster Whitey Bulger in the film "Black Mass", to be directed by Barry Levinson, the producers announced Saturday.</p> <p>The film recounts the fate of the godfather of Boston's underworld who became an FBI informant to get rid of a gangster rival but was eventually arrested in 2011.</p> <p>Adapted from a book by two Boston Globe journalists, "Black Mass" will be directed by Barry Levinson, who won an Oscar for best director in 1988 for "Rain Man." </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/johnny-depp-star-gangster-black-mass" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Entertainment Johnny Depp Johnny Depp Winter Hill Gang AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 14:30:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744419 at http://www.globalpost.com Joel Edgerton in talks to replace Johnny Depp in WB's ‘Shantaram' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130906/joel-edgerton-talks-replace-johnny-depp-wbs-shantaram <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jeff Sneider</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "The Great Gatsby" star Joel Edgerton is in talks to replace Johnny Depp in Warner Bros.' adaptation of Gregory David Roberts' novel "Shantaram," an individual familiar with the long-gestating project has told TheWrap.</p> <p>Depp remains onboard to produce the movie along with Christi Dembrowski through their Infinitum Nihil banner, along with Graham King of GK Films.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130906/joel-edgerton-talks-replace-johnny-depp-wbs-shantaram" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of the United States Human Interest Infinitum Nihil Johnny Depp Thomson Reuters Fri, 06 Sep 2013 06:26:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5926036 at http://www.globalpost.com Johnny Depp confirms engagement to actress Amber Heard http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140403/johnny-depp-confirms-engagement-actress-amber-heard <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Johnny Depp is engaged to marry actress Amber Heard, who he calls "a Southern belle and sweet as can be and very good for me" in an interview with NBC's "Today" show to air on Friday.</p> <p>The 50-year-old "Pirates of the Caribbean" actor confirmed the news days after he was spotted wearing a woman's engagement ring on his left index hand, which set off speculation that he was to wed Heard.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140403/johnny-depp-confirms-engagement-actress-amber-heard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of the United States Film Human Interest Johnny Depp Johnny Depp Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Apr 2014 01:48:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6112974 at http://www.globalpost.com Depp flops, 'Captain America' rules US box-office http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140421/depp-flops-captain-america-rules-us-box-office <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hollywood heart-throb Johnny Depp suffered the worst box-office debut of his career while "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" maintained its grip on North American theaters, final figures showed Monday.</p> <p>Despite being one of the highest paid actors in Tinseltown, Depp's star power was unable to save $100 million science-fiction thriller "Transcendence" from crashing with just $10.9 million on its opening to take fourth spot.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140421/depp-flops-captain-america-rules-us-box-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of the United States Film Human Interest Johnny Depp Technology AFP Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:46:09 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6126932 at http://www.globalpost.com Concert by Johnny Depp's French ex cancelled by strike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140615/concert-johnny-depps-french-ex-cancelled-strike <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Monday concert by Johnny Depp's French ex-girlfriend, Vanessa Paradis, in France's city of Lyon has been cancelled because of a strike by disgruntled theatre workers.</p> <p>Organisers of Lyon's Nuits de Fourviere festival of music, theatre and dance said Sunday that Paradis's show was one of three that had to be scrapped because of the action called to protest government plans to cut the workers' benefits.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140615/concert-johnny-depps-french-ex-cancelled-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Johnny Depp Johnny Depp Politics AFP Sun, 15 Jun 2014 18:48:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6177312 at http://www.globalpost.com