Johnny Depp to take on Pancho Vila soon

Johnny Depp has finally signed on for Emir's film.

Emir Kusturica will start shooting his next project about the life of Mexican revolutionary figure, Pancho Villa. The shoot will start on Febraury 15 2001.

The shooting will be in Spain and at Kusturica studio Kustendorf, the village he built in Serbia. The No Smoking Orchestra will provide the music for the film, which is billed as an epic in the style of Sergio Leones spaghetti westerns and Sam Peckinpah The Wild Bunch.

This is going to be a film which Emir will be attempting without any compromises. It will also be his most expensive yet.

Kusturica will be heading to Israel before he attempts the Johnny Depp project. The film is titled Cool Water. The film is about a male stripper who returns to his native Middle East for his fathers funeral. It is being produced by Germanys Brave New Work and Fidelite.

The Johnny Depp Project has been getting loads of development support from German Federal Film Board and the producers. Gabriel Borstein is writing the script for the film.

Depp was in Serbia last week for the third Kustendorf Film Festival, where he received The Award for Future Movies and had a full length statue unveiled in his honor.

The two of them have worked together in Arizona Dream in 1993. The film will also star Salma Hayek.

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John has a keen sense of what ticks in the world of film. He can also be seen in three distinct short film titled Woken Shell, The Tea Shop in the Moon and The Waiting. Cinema has been the basic diet he has been on for the last 10 years. His personality can be judged by the choices of his films.


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