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  1. Scott Cooper on Johnny Depp in 'Black Mass': "I Like Casting Actors in Ways You’ve Never Seen Them Before" - Producer Oscar Roundtable

    8:50 am 11/11/2015

    "Most gangster pictures truly romanticize and glorify these gangsters, and I want[ed] to do just the opposite."Read more

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  2. Producer Roundtable: 6 Filmmakers on 'Compton' Threats, Tarantino Outbursts and the Truth Behind a 'Star Wars' "Firing"

    8:50 am 11/11/2015

    "Nothing's tougher than making a movie," says Ice Cube ('Straight Outta Compton'), who gathered with five other elite producers — Scott Cooper ('Black Mass'), Steve Golin ('The Revenant' and 'Spotlight'), Simon Kinberg ('The Martian'), Stacey Sher ('The Hateful Eight') and Christine Vachon ('Carol') — for a discussion on their most difficult career moments and the pitfalls of their profession.Read more

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  3. TIFF: Johnny Depp Talks About "Responsibility" in Portraying Gangster Whitey Bulger

    9:53 am 9/14/2015

    Depp plays the legendary Boston mobster in Scott Cooper's crime saga, co-starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Joel Edgerton and Dakota Johnson.Read more

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  4. TIFF: Hollywood Reporter, Facebook Partner for Star-Studded Video Lounge

    9:04 am 9/9/2015

    Bryan Cranston, Naomi Watts, Michael Moore and Jane Fonda are set to attend. Read more

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  5. Telluride: 'Black Mass' Propels Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton to Top of Male Acting Races

    11:45 pm 9/6/2015

    Warner Bros.' crime film about notorious Boston gangster Whitey Bulger screened at the fest over the weekend and seems poised to be a major Oscar contender.Read more

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  6. 'Black Mass': Venice Review

    2:00 am 9/4/2015

    Johnny Depp plays legendary crime boss Whitey Bulger in Scott Cooper's Boston gangster saga, costarring Benedict Cumberbatch, Joel Edgerton and Dakota Johnson.Read more

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  7. 'Black Mass' Trailer: Johnny Depp is "A Damned Kingpin"

    10:45 am 7/30/2015

    Whitey Bulger is just getting started.Read more

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  8. 'Out of the Furnace' Director in Talks to Revive Whitey Bulger Biopic 'Black Mass'

    4:24 pm 1/13/2014

    Johnny Depp was due to shoot the true-crime thriller last year but parted ways after a salary dispute. Bur insiders say Depp may return. Read more

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  9. Christian Bale and Casey Affleck on the Brotherly Bond in 'Out of the Furnace'

    1:20 pm 12/3/2013

    The two co-stars along with Woody Harrelson share how the message and script in Scott Cooper's drama moved them. Read more

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