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The Rum Diary: Movie Review

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Based on the recently published, national bestseller by the troublesome Dr. Gonzo (Hunter S. Thompson) Bruce Robinson presents a disappointing adaptation of The Rum Diary starring Johnny Depp, Richard Jenkins and Aaron Eckhart. I would've included Amber Heard in the...

Box Office Predictions: Puss on Top

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The biggest question of the weekend is this: why did Paramount, which won last weekend with Paranormal Activity 3, bump up Puss in Boots to the first week of October when the first week of November has become the official start of the fall season? It should handily win the weekend over some lesser competitors - like...

All New Poster For The Rum Diary Features No Johnny Depp

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By now you know that Johnny Depp is starring in The Rum Diary as Paul Kemp, a Hunter S. Thompson-esque character. Depp is no stranger to the Gonzo journalist. In 1998, he played Thompson in Terry Gilliam's adaptation of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The Rum Diary also features Amber Heard, Aaron Eckhart, Richard Jerkins and Giovanni Ribisi, but, of...

Johnny Depp is Hunter S. Thompson (Again) in The Rum Diary Trailer

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Johnny Depp played Dr. Hunter S. Thompson for Terry Gilliam, and has become the custodian for the good doctor's cinematic estate. So when The Rum Diary came into being, Depp playing another ur-Thompson in Paul Kemp was likely the only way the film could be made. And here's a trailer for the film, which is set to open October 28, and also features Amber Heard, Aaron...

Photos of Johnny Depp in The Rum Diary

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Johnny Depp in The Rum Diary
Is it just me or has Johnny Depp been looking the same since 1990? Whatever he's using to keep his youthful glow needs to be passed on to a few other actors because this man knows how to age. This revelation came to me when the first photos from his upcoming film The Rum Diary surfaced online. They both feature Depp, and even though he recently turned 47 he looks better...

Amaury Nolasco Joins Depp in Rum Diary

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Fox may have pulled the plug on the TV series Prison Break, but that's not stopping co-star Amaury Nolasco from getting more work. According to THR, the actor just landed a role alongside Johnny Depp in the drama The Rum Diary. The film started production over a week ago, and apparently they're still casting. That always throws me for a...

Jenkins and Eckhart Join 'Rum Diary'

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Two more stars will participate in the big screen adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's Rum Diary. As we already reported Johnny Depp (Paul Kemp)and Amber Heard have signed on to co-star in the film, and now an Oscar nominee and Batman villain will soon follow. According to THR, Richard Jenkins has signed on to star in Diary as Lotterman,"the man who oversees...

Depp and Heard Confirmed in The Rum Diary

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Apparently, Johnny Depp has a monopoly on Hollywood's Hunter S. Thompson projects. With Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas long under his belt, it was recently announced that Depp would be cast again as a Thompson-based character, Paul Kemp, in Bruce Robinson's film rendition of the famous journalist's novel,...