City of Lies, the Johnny Depp movie about the murder of the Notorious B.I.G., has run into more trouble. Global Road Entertainment and Miramax are now being sued for failing to distribute the film, which was pulled from release at the start of August. Will the latest City of Lies lawsuit finally lead to distribution, or is this one Johnny Depp film unlikely to ever see the light of day?
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We recently wrote about how City of Lies, a movie starring Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker that takes place in the aftermath of rapper Biggie Smalls’ murder, was pulled from the release calendar. At the time, reports implied that the primary reason for the movie being yanked was a lawsuit filed against Depp by the film’s location manager, but it appears there were more problems brewing beneath the surface. Distributor Global Road Entertainment is in financial trouble, and they’re now shopping City of Lies around to other studios. Read More »
I’m not a statistician, but I’m guessing there are at least a few of you who were excited to see City of Lies, a film that stars Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker as they try to crack the case of who murdered iconic rapper Notorious B.I.G. (aka Biggie Smalls) in a 1997 drive-by shooting. But you’ll have to temper that excitement, because even though the movie was slated to come out exactly one month from today, it has now been yanked from release altogether. Read More »
Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker take on one of the most notorious unsolved cases in Los Angeles history: the murder of Biggie Smalls. The Brooklyn-born rapper was gunned down in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles in 1997, and to this day, no one knows who did it — though plenty of people have a hunch.
One of those people with a hunch is Johnny Depp’s L.A.P.D. detective Russell Poole, looking inexplicably like he suffered from the same botched dye job as Fantastic Beast‘s Grindelwald. But Depp doesn’t have time to fix his eyebrow color! He has a 20-year old murder to solve.
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