Johnny Depp is slowly getting back into film projects after a media lawsuit for defamation of Amber Heard. as well as translating Louis XV In the movie Jeanne du Barry, the actress will direct her first movie in a quarter of a century, ModiglianiA biographical drama about the Italian painter and sculptor Amedeo Modigliani.
Produced by Al Pacino and Barry Navidi, the film is adapted from Dennis McIntyre’s play of the same name and adapted for the big screen. Jerzy and Mary Kromolowski. Long seen as a critical and commercial failure by himself, Modigliani moves forward in a turbulent and eventful 48 hours that will mark a turning point in his life and ultimately cement his reputation as an artistic legend of the Variety remake.
I am incredibly honored to bring your life to the big screen. Mr Modigliani. It was a life of great difficulties, but with final victory. It’s a universal human story that all viewers can identify with,” Depp said in a statement compiled by the same medium.
Famous for Pirates of the Caribbean or Sweeney Todd and now far from Hollywood, the actor will play Louis XV in the movie. Jeanne duBarry. The film has already started filming and will be Depp’s first film as an actor since The Minamata Photographer premiered in 2020.
Focusing on the role of a musician, Depp made his directorial debut in 1997 with The Brave, in which he co-starred with Marlon Brando, but played with no pleasure. very good reviews. After that, the actor did not direct any more films, something that will change with the premiere of Modigliani. But he has since made movies like Hugo (2011), The Lone Ranger (2013) or the aforementioned The Minamata Photographer.
Modigliani will also mean a new collaboration with Al Pacino. Barry NavidiHaving worked together over the years on projects such as The Merchant of Venice (2004), Wilde Salomé (2011) or Salomé (2013).