Johnny Depp is stepping behind the camera for the first time in decades, now we know a few more details.
Johnny Depp is set to direct a movie for the second time in his career. Hid last stint behind the camera was in 1997, where he also starred alongside Marlon Brando in The Brave. It was a movie that pretty much disappeared without trace.
The new film is called Modigliani, and it will follow a turbulent 48 hours in the life of the titular painter in 1916 Paris.
Depp will direct from a screenplay by Jerzy and Mary Kromolowski, which they adapted from a play by Dennis McIntyre. Al Pacino is also on board as a producer.
His story has been told onscreen before, in 2004’s Modigliani, in which Andy Garcia took on the title role. There is no word yet on whether Depp will take on a role in the film. We do know in this case that Al Pacino will co-produce.
The aim is for this one to go before the cameras in 2023.
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