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Johnny Depp's legal troubles are from over. Now just over five months after the A-list actor sued his former business managers for $25 million over allegations of fraud and mismanagement, The Management Group is firing back with a new set of evidence that claims Depp and his team were made aware of his crippling financial situation long before he reportedly learned about his $40 million debt. E! News obtained the legal documents filed by Tmg, which include 11 exhibits of email correspondence between Depp himself, his sister Christi Dembrowski, and other lawyers, agents, managers and bankers regarding the movie star's accounts. In an email dated early 2010 and sent to Dembrowski by Johnny's »
Johnny Depp’s production company Infinitum Nihil has signed a first-look deal with Im Global for international distribution. Depp and executives Christi Dembrowski, Sam Sarkar and Stephen Deuters will oversee the operation, which kicks off with the film “Richard Says Goodbye” that Im Global scooped up in Cannes. That film follows a mild professor (Depp) who receives grim medical diagnosis and begins living with abandon. Also Read: Johnny Depp Catches a Break in Lawsuit Against Ex-Managers “Johnny is of course a globally recognized superstar but, as importantly, we at Im Global love Infinitum Nihil’s idiosyncratic and taste-driven view of »
- Matt Donnelly
The deal was negotiated shortly before the recent Cannes Film Festival along with IM Global coming on board to finance and co-produce Depp’s next film, the comedy-drama “Richard Says Goodbye.” Wayne Roberts is directing with production set to start this summer. Producers are Brian Kavanaugh-Jones of Automatik and IM Global President of Production Greg Shapiro with Ford and Depp executive producing.
Depp’s “Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” has topped the $600 million mark at the global box office, with $160 million in China.
“Johnny is of course a globally recognized superstar but, as importantly, we at IM Global love »
- Dave McNary
13 June 2017 4:54 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »
Im Global, whose most recent credits include Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge and Martin Scorsese's Silence, is financing and co-producing Depp’s next film, Richard Says Goodbye, one of the hottest sales titles on the market at Cannes. Written and directed by Wayne Roberts, the film is set begin production this summer.
- Tatiana Siegel
Arrangement builds on partnership on upcoming comedy Richard Says Goodbye.
The parties negotiated the arrangement shortly before Cannes where Im Global launched pre-sales on Richard Says Goodbye, which will star Depp as a university professor who indulges in every vice imaginable after he receives a life-changing diagnosis.
Im Global is fully financing and co-producing the feature, which Wayne Roberts, who earned plaudits with Katie Says Goodbye, is set to direct this summer. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones of Automatik produces alongside Im Global president of production Greg Shapiro, with Im Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford and Depp serving as executive producers. CAA represents Us rights.
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Kay)
5 items from 2017
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