Johnny Depp Gets Loaded In New TV Spots For The Rum Diary
Unless they've made some extreme changes, audiences shouldn't go into Bruce Robinson's The Rum Diary expecting Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas-level drug use. While Hunter S. Thompson's habit for illegal narcotics was stuff of legend, it wasn't included in his tale of a journalist figuring out life in San Juan, Puerto Rico. But while Thompson didn't include anything about adrenochrome or ether in the story, the book and film are called The Rum Diary for a reason. Want to know why? Check out the two new TV spots for the film below, courtesy of Movie Web.
Starring Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, Aaron Eckhart, Giovanni Ribisi, Richard Jenkins and Michael Rispoli, The Rum Diary tells the tale of Paul Kemp (Depp), a freelance journalist who moves to Puerto Rico and begins working for a local newspaper. Surrounded by an insane cast of characters, Kemp ends up walking into a story when he learns that a rich business man named Sanderson (Eckhart) who is developing a land deal that may not be legal. Things are only made more complicated when the protagonist becomes obsessed with the stunning Chenault (Heard), Sanderson's fiancee.
After a long delay, The Rum Diary hits theaters on October 28th. For more on the film, including news, images, posters, trailers and more, be sure to head over to our Blend Film Database.
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