Month: October 2020

Johnny Depp’s Upcoming Drama Movie ‘Minamata’ Opening in February

Johnny Depp‘s upcoming movie, Minamata, has a premiere date! The 57-year-old actor plays famed photojournalist W. Eugene Smith, who has disconnected from the world but takes a final assignment from his Life Magazine editor, played by Bill Nighy. He travels to the Japanese coastal city of Minamata, where locals have been ravaged by mercury poisoning […]

Johnny Depp Drama ‘Minamata’ Acquired By MGM; February 5 Release Set Through American International Pictures Label For Japan-Set Mercury Poisoning Scandal

EXCLUSIVE: MGM has acquired the Johnny Depp-starrer Minamata, through its American International Pictures label. The Andrew Levitas-directed drama has been set for a February 5 release, dropping into the extended awards season as a theatrical and day and date PVOD release. The film made its world premiere during the Berlin International Film Festival last February. […]

Johnny Depp To Receive Award At Poland’s Camerimage

Johnny Depp will head to Poland next month to pick up a special acting award at the 28th edition of the Camerimage festival. The event, running November 14-21 in the city of Torun, will close with a screening of Andrew Levitas’ Depp-starring drama Minamata, which features the actor as celebrated photographer W. Eugene Smith. The […]

Johnny Depp Ordered To Sit For Deposition in His Defamation Lawsuit Against Amber Heard

Johnny Depp has been ordered to attend a deposition in his defamation lawsuit involving ex-wife Amber Heard. Deadline is reporting that the order states that the 57-year-old actor must “appear for three successive days in counsel for Defendant’s offices in Virginia …or at such other place in Northern Virginia designated by counsel for Defendant, from […]

Johnny Depp Movie ‘Minamata’ Locks International Territory Deals

Minamata, Andrew Levitas’s drama starring Johnny Depp as celebrated war photographer W. Eugene Smith, has sold around the world for HanWay Films. Vertigo Releasing has acquired the film’s UK and Ireland rights, while the sales co has also locked deals with Eagle Pictures (Italy), Swift Distribution (France), Odeon S.A. (Greece), Films4U (Portugal), BG Filmcilik (Turkey), […]