Depp To Play Hutchence?

Producers of the MICHAEL HUTCHENCE biopic are trying to convince PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star JOHNNY DEPP to play the late INXS frontman. The film is being fast-tracked and most of the production will take place in the singer's homeland of Australia. In addition to Depp, film-makers are also looking to cast ERIC BANA, SIENNA MILLER, NAOMI WATTS and RACHEL GRIFFITHS in the movie. The film's tentative title is SLIDE AWAY, which refers to the duet Hutchence sang with U2's BONO, according to website MovieHole.net. Contrary to press reports that the late singer's family was not happy about the film, producers say Hutchence's estate is cooperating with the production. The movie's director NICK EGAN, who directed some of INXS's most popular videos, has been working with the singer's brother, RHETT on the film.


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If anybody can do it that is Johnny Depp. The way he play George Jung, Donnie Brasco/Joseph D. Pistone.He read his part, study it like it was them doing it. Johnny is excellent actor.That is why Iam afan of his.
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I too believe that Johhny is the only actor to play this role. He has proved himself on countless occasions to date. I really hope he decides to take on this film. Go Johnny!
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Being an aussie, and a Hutchence and Depp fan, I could think of none other who would play the roll with honor and respect for the great frontman of INXS.I hope Johnny agrees to do it. He'd be absolutely fabulous in the roll.One hot man playing another hot man. What more could a woman ask for?I can't wait for this one. Johnny would make a fantastic aussie (again!)And only he could pull off our unique language!Go for it Johnny!
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oh please not Depp. Can't they come up with anyone else? babs
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