Movie News: Johnny Depp As Gangster Informant Whitey Bulger; 'Captain America' Gets Female Lead; Bruce Willis' Giant Mural

Movie News: Johnny Depp As Gangster Informant Whitey Bulger; 'Captain America' Gets Female Lead; Bruce Willis' Giant Mural

Feb 04, 2013

Black Mass: Johnny Depp will go from playing Tonto in The Lone Ranger to Boston-gangster-turned-FBI-informant Whitey Bulger in Black Mass, to be directed by Barry Levinson. Based on a best-selling book by Dick Lehr and Gerald O’Neill, the film version is described as a thriller; the book focuses on the relationship between Bulger and an FBI agent, leading to a scandal involving bank robberies, extortion, unsolved murders -- and Bulger going on the run. [Screen Daily]
 
Captain America: The Winter Soldier: Emily VanCamp, star of ABC TV’s Revenge, has snared the highly coveted female lead in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. She will play opposite Chris Evans, though her character’s identity has not yet been revealed, as the story’s premise has been kept mysterious. Joe and Anthony Russo are set to direct; the movie is due in theaters on April 4, 2014. [Deadline]
 
Die Hard: Out of the dozens of roles that Bruce Willis has played, he is best known as John McClane in the Die Hard movies. Fox honored him with a giant mural on the studio’s lot, depicting him as McClane in an iconic scene from the original 1988 film. The latest installment, A Good Day to Die Hard, is due out on February 14. [IFC]
 
From Up on Poppy Hill Trailer: The latest project from Studio Ghibli, the Japanese company that’s brought us gorgeous animated films like Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away, is titled From Up on Poppy Hill. Judging by the first trailer, featuring the voices of Aubrey Plaza, Christina Hendricks, Jamie Lee Curtis and Ron Howard, it looks like another family-friendly winner. It’s due out on March 15. 

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