This week in London respected American producer T Bone Burnett revealed a video of his latest project, Lost in the River: The Basement Tapes, on which a handful of artists including Elvis Costello and Marcus Mumford have written music for lyrics penned and supplied by Bob Dylan.
Dylan found the long-forgotten scraps from his own Basement Tapes, recorded at the Big Pink in 1967, in a box last year and handed over the previously unseen words to Burnett with orders to do something with them.
We’ll hear the results in November, but ring-in Johnny Depp is on there, standing in for Costello on one song on guitar because the Liverpudlian had a gig to go to elsewhere on the day of recording. “I was glad to have him as an understudy,” Costello says.
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Could Johnny Depp be walking the plank Down Under?
The Australian film industry is a buzz with the news that location scouts for the fifth Pirates Of The Caribbean movie – Dead Men Tell No Tales – have been spotted in Queensland.
The pair of representatives from the Johnny Depp-starring blockbuster production were seen getting a guided tour around Village Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast and are said to still be in the country.
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Pirates of Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales — set to return Johnny Depp to the Capt. Jack Sparrow role — finally has a release date: July 7, 2017.
The fifth installment in Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise was to have been released in summer 2015, but was delayed in order to work on the script.
Johnny Depp and his fiancee Amber Heard hold hands on the last day of shooting his upcoming movie Black Mass on Monday (July 21) in Lynn, Mass.
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This Thursday Johnny Depp and actress Sienna Miller were shooting the crime drama Black Mass in the Revere Beach, Massachusetts. Johnny in his Bulger costume and make up and Miller with a blonde messy wig, in order to portray Whitey Bulger’s girlfriend Catherine Greig.
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Remember Johnny’s latest pictures with Sir Paul McCartney? Well here is the music video of the song “Early Days”, a memory song about Paul and John Lennon back in the early days. Johnny Depp plays a small part as one of the bandmates.
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Ryan Adams has confirmed that his forthcoming album will be released on September 9 via his own PaxAm Records in conjunction with Columbia. The self-titled LP will feature 11 tracks, including the recently released single “Gimme Something Good.” The album is now available for pre-order.
In related news, the B-side for “Gimme Something Good”—a song called “Aching For More”—includes an appearance by actor Johnny Depp, who plays guitar on the new track.
Warner Bros. has set a Sept. 18, 2015 release date for its untitled Whitey Bulger biopic starring Johnny Depp.
The movie has been shooting in Boston with Scott Cooper directing a cast that includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Joel Edgerton, Jesse Plemons (“Breaking Bad”), Sienna Miller, Dakota Johnson, Adam Scott and Corey Stoll.
Cumberbatch will portray Billy Bulger, Whitey Bulger’s law-abiding brother and a Massachusetts State Senator. Edgerton is playing disgraced FBI agent John Connolly, who aided Bulger and was sentenced to 40 years in prison despite maintaining his innocence.
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This Monday, while shooting Black Mass in Boston, Johnny said “hi” to the crowd!
The WCVB and the Boston Globe reported that the Black Mass production filmed the St. Patrick’s Day celebration this Monday 23th , so all the streets of the town were closed down. However, his fans still were trying to get a glimpse of Depp.
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Here are some photos from the filming of a new music video for “Early Days”. Johnny Depp has a cameo in this video. There are passages in the song that reminds me of “Mother Nature’s Son”. Source