“I’d be shocked if Depp isn’t nominated for an Oscar for this in 2016,” JoBlo recently said after seeing the trailer for “Black Mass” at CinemaCon, a movie we just got our first look at yesterday. Indeed, the buzz has been pretty huge for the film following the footage screened at the convention, and now it’s here for you to assess for yourself. Adjust your awards prognostications accordingly.
In preparing for the movie, it would appear that Johnny Depp has been watching Joe Pesci‘s performance in “Goodfellas.” In the centerpiece scene in the trailer, he lays in hard to David Harbour about sharing a family recipe, instilling the kind of fear you’d expect from a mob boss. But just like that, he turns it around on a dime.
Featuring a helluva supporting cast, including Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Juno Temple, Corey Stoll, Joel Edgerton, Jesse Plemons, Peter Sarsgaard, Kevin Bacon, and more. The Scott Cooper directed “Black Mass” hits the streets on September 18th.