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First Look: Trailer for THE RUM DIARY Starring Johnny Depp

via The Rum Diary, most certainly sits high at the top of the the long list of works by the late, great; Hunter S. Thompson. After well over more than three years since first hearing rumors that a screenplay was in the works, to eventually seeing photos from the set; the film is finally rolling into theaters on October 28th. Posted via email from Second Verse...Same As The First

First Photos: Johnny Depp in The Rum Diary | /Film

We have a look at the first two official production photos of Johnny Depp in The Rum Diary. In the film, Depp plays a doppelganger for the late Hunter S. Thompson for the second time (Terry Gilliam’s classic Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas being the first).
In Bruce Robinson’s new film, Depp plays Paul Kemp, “a freelance journalist who finds himself at a critical turning point in his life while writing for a run-down newspaper in the Caribbean. Paul is challenged on many levels as he tries to carve out a more secure niche for himself amidst a group of lost souls all bent on self-destruction.” The film co-stars Aaron Eckhart,Richard Jenkins, Amber Heard, and Giovanni Ribisi. Check out the first two production photos after the jump.

Thanks to FilmTotaal for e-mailing us the photos. The Rum Diary hits theaters sometime later this year.  via Finally. I had pretty much written off the possibility of this film actually ever becoming a reality. Truly one of my favorite books ev…