Johnny Depp is preparing to direct his second movie after 25 years.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Johnny Depp is getting ready to sit on the director’s chair again after 25 years.
Recently, the famous actress, who has been on the agenda with her ex-wife Amber Heard, went behind the camera to direct the drama film “The Brave” for the first time in 1997 and shared the lead role of the film with Marlon Brando. Depp’s second feature film will be in the biography genre and will describe the life of Italian artist Modigliani.
The film was produced by Al Pacino, Barry Navidi and Johnny Depp will take over. It is known that Johnny Depp and Al Pacino, who starred together in the 1997 Mike Newell movie “Donnie Brasco”, continue their friendship. Expressing their admiration for each other at every opportunity, the actors come together for the first time as directors and producers.
Amedeo Clemente Modigliani was an Italian painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France. The artist, who was not well received during his lifetime but became popular later on, is best known for his modern-style portraits and nudes characterized by the surreal elongation of faces, necks and figures.
Based on Dennis McIntyre’s play and adapted for the big screen by Jerzy and Mary Kromolowski, the film will chronicle the 48 hours that marked a turning point in Modigliani’s life, which will cement his reputation as a legend for years to come, after he has long considered himself to be at an artistic and commercial bottom.
According to THR’s report, filming will begin in Europe in the spring of 2023. The cast of the movie is expected to be announced soon.
Depp, who produces IN.2, the European arm of production company Infinitum Nihil, said: “It’s a story I’m incredibly honored to bring to the screen the epic of Mr. Modigliani’s life. It was a life of great hardship, but a final triumph – the universally human one that all audiences can identify with. a story.” made statements.