The Rum Diary is directed by Bruce Robinson and also stars Amber Heard, Giovanni Ribisi, Richard Jenkins and Aaron Eckhart. It’s based around Hunter S. Thompson’s memoirs written in the 1950s.
Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) is a freelance journalist who himself is a turning point in his life. He left for San Juan there to write for The San Juan Star, an important newspaper. Paul tries to escape reality through the use of large quantities of alcohol, drugs, women and music. However, if a local outbreak of rebellion, he gets together with his new friend Bob Sala, embroiled in a corrupt Development of a hotel.
From what I can find, The Rum Diary is released in the UK September 24th.
Watch the new crazy trailer below: