The Rum Diary.
Johnny Depp plays a drunken journalist who falls for a rich man’s girl. The film is based on a book by the author Hunter. S. Thompson. Depp has an intimate connection with the film as he was close friends with the author before his suicide in 2005. Depp accidentally discovered the book ‘Rum Diary’ in Hunter’s house and has been the driving force behind the film.
Release date: 11th November 2011.
Director: Bruce Robinson
Screenplay: Bruce Robinson, Hunter S. Thompson.
Starring: Richard Jenkins, Aaron Eckhart, Johnny Depp, Amber Heard.
You can read a more detailed review on: http://www.cineworld.co.uk/cinemas/8?film=3662
Depp also spoke on the Andrew Marr show, you can watch the full show on BBC iplayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-15611147