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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.”