‘I am Incredibly Honored’: Johnny Depp Finally Bags Major Movie “Modigliani” as Director, Al Pacino as Co-Producer – Proving Universe Does Reward Good People After Hardship

Johnny Depp is an American actor, director, and producer. He first rose to fame with the television series 21 Jump Street. He became one of the world’s most recognized actors for the portrayal of his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean series. Johnny Depp is a really well-established actor and has received three Oscar Award nominations. The actor was recently in the news for a defamation trial case against ex-wife Amber Heard, that came to an end on June 1st.

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Johnny Depp

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Johnny Depp Returns to Directing After 25 Years

After the trial that took over the internet by storm, Depp is back with multiple projects on the line. On Monday, the Sleepy Hollow actor announced that he will be directing a movie about Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani. This will be Johnny Depp‘s first role as a director since his directing debut back in 1997, The Brave. Depp also acted in the movie along with Marlon Brando.

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Depp returns to Directing after 25 years

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He will be co-producing the movie along with Al Pacino and Barry Navidi.

What’s the Movie About?

The movie Modigliani will be about the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani. It is based on a play by Dennis McIntyre from the 1980s. The movie will follow the painter and sculptor for 48 hours in Paris in 19167 when he was unable to sell any of his work and how that became a turning point in his life.

In a recent interview, Johnny Depp said, “The saga of Mr. Modigliani’s life is one that I’m incredibly honored and truly humbled to bring to the screen.” He added that the Italian sculptor lived a life with great perils and troubles but eventually succeeded. He further added, “a universally human story all viewers can identify with.

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The movie’s production will probably begin in Europe in the spring of 2023. Other than the directing role, Johnny Depp is all set to appear in Jeanne du Barry which started filming in late July. It seems like things are finally looking up for Depp after his infamous trial with Amber Heard.

Source: Page Six

 

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Shikhar Tiwari
Shikhar Tiwari

Shikhar Tiwari is a Hollywood news author at Animated Times. He is a student at Manipal University Jaipur currently aspiring to be a Computer Science Engineer. Shikhar loves to combine his passion for writing with his love for Hollywood updates.

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