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Johnny Depp To Star In Wally Pfister's Sci-Fi Directorial Debut 'Transcendence'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 24, 2012 12:31 PM
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Maybe this is why he dropped out of Wes Anderson's "Grand Budapest Hotel"? Whatever the reason, at the very least we heartily endorse Johnny Depp's next move, as he has landed a role in a film that will now be leap frogging its way up Most Anticipated lists.

To The Left, To The Left: Beyonce Exits Clint Eastwood's 'A Star Is Born'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 9, 2012 9:46 PM
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Well, it's back to the starting blocks—again—for Warner Bros. forever developing "A Star Is Born" as Beyonce has left the building.

Watch: First Trailer For 'The Lone Ranger' Features A Whole Bunch Of Trains, Surprisingly Little Johnny Depp

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • October 3, 2012 6:08 AM
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If last year's "Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" proved anything, it's that perhaps Gore Verbinski had got a rough ride. The second and third movies of the Disney mega-franchise may have been bloated, indulgent and sometimes uninvolving, but they looked like masterpieces compared to Rob Marshall's fourth installment, which lacked the inventiveness, weirdness and... well, competent directing of Verbinski's original trilogy. And let's not forget that the first film remains one of the best summer blockbusters of the 21st century so far.

3 More Images Of Johnny Depp & Armie Hammer In 'The Lone Ranger' Plus New International Poster

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 2, 2012 10:23 AM
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The marketing for Gore Verbinski's upcoming "The Lone Ranger" has now gone international. After yesterday's pics debuted in USA Today, MSN UK now has three more snaps from the movie, revealing all the bird-hat wearing, steam-train-riding action you could ask for.

New Photos Of Johnny Depp & Armie Hammer In 'The Lone Ranger'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 1, 2012 8:57 AM
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After nearly 150 shooting days, marked by delays due to dust and wind storms, and reported budget overruns, "The Lone Ranger" starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer has now wrapped filming. And now the editing process will begin as Gore Verbinski preps the movie for a summer release next year, but Disney is giving everyone a sneak peek today with a batch of new photos from TV show turned blockbuster. 

Johnny Depp Won't Be In Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' After All

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 29, 2012 2:38 PM
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Jude Law, Bill Murray, Angela Lansbury? Yep. Johnny Depp? It looks like he won't be checking into "The Grand Budapest Hotel" after all.

Johnny Depp Confirmed For Wes Anderson's New Film ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

  • By Edward Davis
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  • July 16, 2012 10:28 PM
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Well that was fast. Looks like the rumors were true. Johnny Depp has joined Wes Anderson's new film. Not only that, the project -- which will be the director's eighth feature-length effort -- has a title, "The Grand Budapest Hotel," which sounds Anderson-like enough (see "The Darjeeling Limited").

Johnny Depp To Reprise 'Edward Scissorhands' For 'Family Guy' Appearance

  • By Benjamin Wright
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  • July 12, 2012 1:41 PM
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While he's been one of the most bankable stars in Hollywood over the past decade or so, when Johnny Depp commits to a role -- he really goes all in. Sure he probably took his paycheck for "The Tourist" with shame, but he's capable of standing out within the blockbuster fluff of films like the recent "Dark Shadows" and pretty much all of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series, and is even up for some righteous self parody on shows like Ricky Gervais' "Life's Too Short" and a particularly violent homage wink to the show that helped garner him his initial notoriety in this year's "21 Jump Street." Though for those who long for the early days of Depp -- especially when his work with director Tim Burton was of the more satisfying variety -- then you're in for a treat.

Johnny Depp To Help Woody Guthrie's Dust Bowl Novel 'House of Earth' Get Published Next Year

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • July 11, 2012 2:22 PM
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No matter the critical barbs that Johnny Depp's increasingly caked-in-make-up performances garner, it's a fair assumption that a uniquely odd passion project lies behind each dollar earned from them. One of his most recent attempts saw him returning to Hunter S. Thompson's acid-tinged worldview with “The Rum Diary,” which tanked at the box office. But fortunately another literary pursuit is within his reach, this time dealing with the only "fully realized" novel from folk singer Woody Guthrie, who would have been 100 years old on July 14th.

Terry Gilliam Says 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' Is Postponed Again, Has Another Project Which Will Come First

  • By Edward Davis
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  • July 11, 2012 11:40 AM
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Let's keep this quick for the sake of unlucky filmmaker Terry Gilliam, who probably winces every time his long-delayed project "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" is brought up by the ever-curious media. So for the umpteenth time, the status of his on-again, off-again 'Quixote' film? We'll have to keep waiting unfortunately. "It’s off again now. Postponed until next year at least," Gilliam told The Hollywood Reporter in a recent interview.

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