Depp talks about getting into Bulger’s head, the cast talks about the difficulty of mastering the Boston accent, and many other details about the filmmaking process.
“If I’m playing a villain I love looking for the virtues, and if I’m playing a hero I like looking for the mistakes” – Joel Edgerton
Susan J. Farese did a quick interview with actress Erica McDermott on her role as…
“I think that an actor has some degree of responsibility with regard to their audience to change—to give them something different, to give them something new” – Johnny Depp
Trailer: ‘Black Mass’ Starring Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon, Dakota Johnson
In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob.
For quite some time Johnny Depp was attached to star in the biopic Black Mass as Boston mobster Whitey Bulger, who is currently on trial for his role in 19 murders. But it was suddenly announced on May 30 that he was out after a pay dispute. Or is he? That seems to depend on whom you ask.