Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton and Guy Pearce star in the biopic crime drama Black Mass, based on the book “Whitey” by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill. Watch the movie trailers and see the photos and poster in the gallery below.
‘Black Mass’ tells the true story of Whitey Bulger, the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Release Date: September 18, 2015
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Genre: Biography, Drama, Crime, Adaptation
Director: Scott Cooper
Screenwriter: Mark Mallouk, Jez Butterworth
Cast: Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon, Dakota Johnson, Jesse Plemons, Corey Stoll, Rory Cochrane, Sienna Miller, Adam Scott
Running Time: 2 hrs. 2 min.
MPAA Rating: R for brutal violence, language throughout, some sexual references and brief drug use.
In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the true story of this unholy alliance, which spiraled out of control, allowing Whitey to evade law enforcement, consolidate power, and become one of the most ruthless and powerful gangsters in Boston history.