Johnny Depp being sued for ‘punching’ crew member on Biggie Smalls film

Johnny Depp being sued for ‘punching’ crew member on Biggie Smalls film

Johnny Depp is reportedly being sued by a location manager he allegedly punched on the set of City Of Lies – a movie about the killings of Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur. According to TMZ, location manager Gregg ‘Rocky’ Brooks claims that when he told the crew that the production would have to move on after one more take of a scene, Depp reacted violently and allegedly. “I don’t give a f**k who you are…

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Johnny Depp to play live in Scotland with The Hollywood Vampires

Johnny Depp to play live in Scotland with The Hollywood Vampires

Johnny Depp will play live in Scotland this summer with his band, The Hollywood Vampires. The supergroup made up of Alice Cooper, Depp and Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry are to visit Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on June 19. The band will also perform in Birmingham, Manchester and London. See full tour dates below. “There will be rumbling in ears and there might be blood trickling out of one ear,” Depp said of the upcoming tour. The Hollywood…

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JK Rowling defends decision to cast Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts

JK Rowling defends decision to cast Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts

Edinburgh author JK Rowling says she’s “genuinely happy” to have Johnny Depp cast in the Fantastic Beasts franchise, despite the controversy that’s surrounded the actor’s casting. The Harry Potter creator admitted recasting the role had been “naturally considered” after Depp was accused of domestic abuse by ex-wife Amber Heard – claims which he has strenuously denied. But the 52-year-old author added that she’s now “comfortable” for him to stay as Gellert Grindelwald. Rowling has penned the screenplays for the spin-off films, the second of which…

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Johnny Depp to solve murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G.

Johnny Depp to solve murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G.

He’s made his name as one of Hollywood’s finest chameleon actors, transforming into everyone from Edward Scissorhands to Hunter S Thompson to James “Whitey” Bulger. And now Johnny Depp is to play the late detective Russell Poole in a thriller about the unsolved murders of rap superstars Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. According to reports, Good Films producer Miriam Segal will introduce an adaptation of Portland journalist Randall Sullivan’s 2003 book LAbyrinth to buyers at this week’s Toronto Film Festival. Shakur was killed…

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High Five, with Blair Dunlop

High Five, with Blair Dunlop

If Blair Dunlop is not on your radar, then it’s high time you recharged its batteries. A BBC Folk Award winner, the talented 24-year-old has been described by Clash magazine as a ‘cult hero whose work is adored by those who come across it’, while Q magazine say his soon-to-be- released third album, Gilded, offers ‘an exciting glimpse of where traditional folk might go’. The son of folk musician Ashley Hutchings (ex-Fairport Convention), Dunlop has released one EP…

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Johnny Depp says he ‘tortured’ Leonardo DiCaprio

Johnny Depp says he ‘tortured’ Leonardo DiCaprio

Johnny Depp has revealed that he ‘tortured’ Leonardo DiCaprio on the set of What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. Depp, 52, says he was less than friendly to DiCaprio back when the two actors were making the cult film, but added that he respected his co-star’s commitment. DiCaprio, 41, was Oscar nominated for his performance in the 1993 movie as Arnie Grape, a kid growing up with a developmental disability in a small-town Iowa. Depp co-starred as…

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