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'The Rum Diary' Trailer: Johnny Depp Drinks His Way Through Puerto Rico (Video)

The drama, based on the novel of the same name, is set to open Oct. 28.

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No more Lone Ranger? Not to worry. The official trailer for Johnny Depp's new film The Rum Diary has hit the web.

The big-screen adaptation of the novel by Hunter S. Thompson stars Depp as Paul Kemp, a journalist unhappy with New York and the U.S. under Eisenhower's rule, who goes to Puerto Rico to write for The San Juan Star. Paul starts drinking rum and becomes obsessed with a woman named Chenault, played by The Playboy Club's Amber Heard.

Set to be released on Oct. 28, The Rum Diary is written and directed by Bruce Robinson and co-stars Aaron Eckhart, Giovanni Ribisi and Richard Jenkins.

Watch the trailer below: