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Johnny Depp Failed To Stay Sober On Rum Diary Set

10th November 2011

Johnny Depp and director Bruce Robinson took a vow of sobriety on the set of their new movie, but were boozing within hours as temperatures at the Caribbean location soared.The pair headed to Puerto Rico...

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Johnny Depp Has Private Smoking Plane

7th November 2011

Johnny Depp flies on private planes so he can smoke.The 'Rum Diary' star prefers to travel in his own personal aircraft so he can indulge his habit and he also hates using public airlines because...

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Rum Diary Director Almost Refused Johnny Depp

7th November 2011

Johnny Depp's 'The Rum Diary' director almost turned down the movie because he didn't like the story. The 48-year-old actor originally asked Bruce Robinson to adapt the novel written by his close pal Hunter S....

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Johnny Depp Disappointed With Stunts

4th November 2011

Johnny Depp was disappointed he didn't get to perform the fire-spitting stunt in his new movie. The 48-year-old actor stars in 'The Rum Diary' - the big screen adaptation of the novel written by his...

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Johnny Depp: Near Death Experience Was 'Hysterical'

31st October 2011

Johnny Depp burst into hysterical laughter when the private jet he was on nearly crashed.The 'Rum Diary' actor was en route to Los Angeles on a Gulfstream plane with director Bruce Robinson when the engines...

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Depp Convinced Robinson To End Retirement For Rum Diary

27th October 2011

Director Bruce Robinson only agreed to step behind the camera for The Rum Diary after Johnny Depp "hounded" him into taking charge.Robinson vowed never to direct another film after 1992 flop Jennifer 8, and stuck...

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Johnny Depp And Director Paid Tribute To Thompson With Whiskey Ritual

17th October 2011

Johnny Depp and director Bruce Robinson paid homage to late Hunter S. Thompson on the set of new film The Rum Diary daily by placing a bottle of the writer's favourite scotch and a packet...

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Johnny Depp Surprises Robinson With Rare Book

23rd September 2011

Johnny Depp showed his generous side by handing over a priceless poetry book from his collection to his The Rum Diary director Bruce Robinson as a gift.Depp invited Robinson to stay at his home, where...

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Johnny Depp Paints Keith Richards Portrait

23rd September 2011

Johnny Depp has an oil painting of Keith Richards surrounded by cigarette papers. The 48-year-old actor has amassed a huge collection of artwork and a collection of rare manuscripts in his mansion in Hertfordshire, East...

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Amber Heard Comes Out At Los Angeles Red Carpet Event

7th December 2010

AMBER HEARD, the 24-year-old actress who is set to star as JOHNNY DEPP's love interest in the forthcoming movie 'The Rum Diaries', publicly came out as a lesbian at a red carpet event in Los...

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Griffiths Slams Withnail + I Play

5th October 2006

British actor RICHARD GRIFFITHS has branded the proposed stage adaptation of cult movie WITHNAIL + I "a crap idea". The 59-year-old, who played homosexual sexual predator UNCLE MONTY in the 1987 film, insists the play...

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Grant: 'Withnail Would Be Great On Stage'

7th June 2006

LATEST: Actor RICHARD E GRANT wants WITHNAIL AND I to hit the London stage despite fierce opposition by the film's writer/director BRUCE ROBINSON. Robinson is fighting Hand Made films, the production company behind the 1987...

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Robinson: 'Withnail Producers Only Interested In Money'

1st June 2006

LATEST: Writer/director BRUCE ROBINSON is enraged Hand Made Films want to stage WITHNAIL + I in London's West End, insisting they are only interested in making cash. Robinson can't believe the production company, which made...

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Jude Law Withnail Reports Crushed

23rd May 2006

LATEST: Reports JUDE LAW is set to star in a London stage production of cult movie WITHNAIL + I have been crushed by RICHARD E GRANT. PATRICK MEEHAN, the chairman of Handmade Films who produced...

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Robinson Takes Over Hunter's Rum Diary

15th April 2005

BENICIO DEL TORO has passed on directing a movie adaptation of HUNTER S THOMPSON's THE RUM DIARY because it has taken 18 months to get cameras rolling. According to the film's star, JOSH HARTNETT,...

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