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Johnny Depp to Star as Real-Life Boston Mob Boss Whitey Bulger

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Johnny Depp has just been tapped to star as notorious Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger.

Based on a New York Times bestseller, the film Black Mass is scheduled to begin shooting in May, and will be directed by Barry Levinson.

Mark Wahlberg May Visit Notorious Gangster Whitey Bulger in Jail (AUDIO)

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Mark Wahlberg might visit Whitey Bulger in jail.

The Contraband star says the notorious Boston gangster, who was caught last year after 16 years on the run, recently reached out and asked him to meet.

Ben Affleck Set to Direct Matt Damon in Whitey Bulger Movie

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Ben Affleck will direct best friend Matt Damon and co-star with him in a movie about legendary gangster Whitey Bulger.

Damon is set to play Bulger, Boston’s most notorious organized crime figure.

Affleck and Damon will also produce the film.

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