‘The Rum Diary’ Trailer

Johnny Depp stars as an erratic journalist in this adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's novel set in Puerto Rico.
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  • slysnide • 4 years ago

    I dunno if anybody except me noticed this--probably not, I recognize weird things--but the avatar for this article when originally clicking on the link featured Depp giving a great mugshot of Jim Jones. Unsettling for the subject matter yes. Foreshadowing a future role? Probably not.


    • narrator • 4 years ago

      Looks better, albeit funnier, than I expected. Can't wait. As for his eccentricities, all of his out there roles embody different personas. The only real thing carried over is his natural charisma and upbeat attitude (even in Sweeney Todd, where it was subtle). However, when he does get into roles like this, he's not being so much eccentric as he is charismatic, rarely poignant, and free spirited, fitting the vibe of Thompson. Roles like this, Public Enemies and Blow easily make up for his more quirky roles.


      • skywise • 4 years ago

        Loved this book even more than Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Cant wait to see the movie.


        • SomethingMore • 4 years ago

          Johnny is back with drama


          • Brandt-Hardin • 4 years ago

            I'm very anxious to see Depp embody the good doctor again! Thompson influenced the past few generations with his invention of Gonzo Journalism. His work and antics will live on to influence even more generations to come. I paid tribute to Hunter S Thompson and his work with my portrait and article on my artist's blog at dregstudios(dot)com


            • tamoclannie • 4 years ago

              It feels like I've been waiting for this movie for an obscene amount of time. I can't bloody wait.


              • thedude-abides • 4 years ago

                This is exactly what I pictured it would be. Love the trailer. Classic Depp.


                • moviemaniac66 • 4 years ago

                  Looks good.


                  • SherlockHolmes2009 • 4 years ago

                    Looks great


                    • rufio • 4 years ago

                      that was way funnier than i expected. however, i'm with @dan1... JD's "eccentricty" is wearing a bit thin. as long as the whole movie isn't halucinations i'm in.


                      • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 4 years ago

                        @Brizzy -- It really does - The humor, actors, and plot look absolutely phenomenal. And to answer your question: No.


                        • cripple • 4 years ago

                          This looks fantastic. Can't wait to see this.


                          • dan1 • 4 years ago

                            Eh... the randomness is kinda funny, but I feel burnt out on Depp weirdness.


                            • ridgl • 4 years ago

                              after so much weight, I am amazed that this did not disappoint me. In fact it looks great. And it seems to have more plot than Fear and Loathing C|8)


                              • Brizzy • 4 years ago

                                Looks brilliant! Also, will this man ever get old?


                                • jcberry526 • 4 years ago

                                  @bane5000 same here lookin forward to this... "We all be down on her" =P


                                  • stoned • 4 years ago

                                    looks actually great!


                                    • bane5000 • 4 years ago

                                      Still keeping the spirit of Hunter S Thompson alive in Depp, love how his voice is still the same in the narrative as it was in Fear and Loathing...the part that got me..." Try to look normal..." bounce, bounce, bounce...LOL


                                      • thehost91 • 4 years ago

                                        Yes! It's coming out on my birthday! Must see this!


                                        • joker926 • 4 years ago

                                          I've been waiting for this movie to come out for YEARS!!!! Can't wait! :D


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