Johnny's gonna be Whitey

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  1. Stew Nod

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    Should be good, man :cheer:

    https://www.yahoo.com/movies/johnny-depp-whitey-bulger-black-mass-first-look-117104422182.html

    Johnny Depp Transforms Into a Terrifying Mobster in First 'Black Mass' Photo

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    Yesterday, we saw Johnny Depp return to a very familiar look as Captain Jack Sparrow in the first photo from the set of Pirates of the Caribbean 5. Today, we’re seeing a very different version of the Oscar-nominated actor.

    As you can see in the photo above, which comes to us courtesy ofEntertainment Weekly, Depp has completely transformed for his role as notorious Boston gangster Whitey Bulger for the upcoming crime drama Black Mass. “A lot of people on set knew Whitey intimately,” said the film’s director Scott Cooper. “They got chills at the resemblance. Some of them couldn’t even look at him.”

    With a haircut that recalls his days playing Hunter S. Thompson inFear and Loathing in Las Vegas and a thousand yard stare even creepier than his Mad Hatter eyes in Alice in Wonderland, Depp is terrifying without even having to say a word.

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    A 1959 mug shot of the real Bulger (AP Photo/Sundance Institute, David Boeri Archives)

    Bulger’s story is one of the most incredible crime sagas of the 20th and early 21st century. He ran Boston’s ruthless Winter Hill Gang, but was also busy as an FBI informant snitching on other gangsters. He was convicted of participating in various crimes in 2013, including multiple murders and drug trafficking, and later received two life sentences. It’s a story you might remember from the recent HBO docWhitey. We’ll see how much they fictionalize it when Black Mass hits theaters on Sept. 18.
     
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    FTR, Whitey was a faggot, rat punk...But it should make for a good story
     
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    Will watch on HBO.
     
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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    racist
     
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    Ya but he kept the blacks outta Southie now he's gone it's all gone to hell.
     
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    top notch flick. Possibly Pacino's most underrated performance
     
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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Nah, that wuz the drunken Irish
     
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    So is Johnny Depp. Yeah great match.
     
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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Southie went bad? hard to believe. I was there in the 80s and I've never seen such an urban hood that was so white...nothing even close
     
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    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    I was just quoting something I've heard a million times.
     
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    LOl, pretty good actor...IDK
     
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    How many movies can 21 Jump Street boy make. Jesus Christ.
     
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    banksy I tell all my hoes RAKE IT UP VIP

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    Johnny Depp > Matthew McConneghey
     
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    Agree.
    IMO, the problem is with Michael Madson.
    He's just not good enuff an actor to hold his own against Al and Johnny.
    Maybe :cig:
     
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    He wasnt good in Donnie Brasco?
     
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    :right:
     
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    Donnie Brasco deserved a better director.
     
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    Wut up G? o_O
     
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    smokin and drinkin
     
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