Actor Johnny Depp and director Emir Kusturica will be learning Spanish for an upcoming biopic titled
Wild Roses, Tender Roses
, of the Mexican revolutionary leader Pancho Villa, the filmmaker told
Kusturica — a Serbian director will begin shooting this project also starring Salma Hayek in 2011. “Believe it or not... Johnny and myself have to learn Spanish,” said Kusturica, who previously worked with the American actor on the 1993 film Arizona Dream. The film will be an adaptation of James Baker’s 1996 book The Friends of Pancho Villa.