Movie hunk Johnny Depp has signed to star in a follow-up to hit film FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS.

Depp will join Fear and Loathing co-star Benicio Del Toro, Josh Hartnett and Nick Nolte in THE RUM DIARY - based on another of cult writer HUNTER S THOMPSON's hit novels.

The film, which will reunite Johnny and Benicio on screen for the first time since the 1997 comedy, will also be directed by Puerto Rican-born Del Toro.

17/09/2003 09:18