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Johnny Depp to Direct Documentary About Keith Richards Confirmed 2010-02-05 10:29:48

Johnny Depp to Shine a Light on Keith Richards

Ready to get a full rundown on the life of Keith Richards? Variety has confirmed the rumor that Johnny Depp will be directing a documentary about the Rolling Stones guitarist.

Richards would be intriguing source material (remember when he joked about snorting his dad?), but it's made more interesting that Depp is behind the camera. It's well known that Richards is the inspiration behind Depp's famous Pirates of the Caribbean character (Richards even made a cameo in the last installment of the franchise).

This isn't the first time Depp has directed — in 1997, he helmed The Brave — nor is it his first time directing a doc about a musician: he made a short documentary about John Frusciante in '93. I'm very curious about the results of Depp and Richards, though; what about you? Are you excited for this project?

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kellylouise kellylouise 7 years
This news made me quite excited- but after reading Scorsese is doing a documentary about George Harrison my excitement for this project fell flat a bit.. Whoa, why did I not know about that? But both sound like fantastic projects and can't wait for either to come out already.
EmilieLove EmilieLove 7 years
Between this and that Scorsese documentary about George Harrison that's coming out, I will be set for a long, long time.
gd101 gd101 7 years
I'm truly excited to see this. 1 of my favorite actors & 1 of my favorite musicians :)
Blix Blix 7 years
I will be first in line for this. It's fitting for Mr. Depp to do this project and it will be a great one.
hollspd hollspd 7 years
Honestly, I'm excited about everything that Johnny Depp does. He is so imaginative, creative and talented....I enjoy all of his projects.
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