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Johnny Depp turns scribe in Rum Diary

hollywood Updated: Apr 02, 2011 00:49 IST

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Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Depp is set to portray a burned-out journalist in the upcoming movie

Rum Diary

. Other actors who star in the the movie adaptation of Hunter S Thomspon’s novel of the same name, are Amber Heard, Aaron Eckhart and Richard Jenkins. The film has been directed by Bruce Robinson, according to

The Hollywood Reporter

.



The movie, to be released on October 28, is the story of a burned-out New York journalist who takes a job writing for a newspaper in Puerto Rico. Peter Schlessel, CEO of FilmDistrict that is producing the film, said, “The

Rum Diary

is a special project for all of us here, as it is a true collaboration between both of our entities. Depp gives an extraordinary performance in this remarkable adaptation.”

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