ET Online posted the trailer (video below) for ‘The Rum Diary,’ which stars Johnny Depp as New York journalist Paul Kemp who moves to Puerto Rico to write for The San Juan Star. Kemp starts drinking rum and becomes obsessed with a woman. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Hunter S. Thompson.
Depp played Thompson in the film ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ in 1998 and was the narrator for Alex Gibney's documentary ‘Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson’ in 2008.
‘The Rum Diary,’ also starring Amber Heard, Aaron Eckhart, Giovani Ribisi and Richard Jenkins, is scheduled to open on October 28.