Johnny Depp Tapped in Heroin Tale Project

Johnny Depp is attached to star in "Shantaram," a fact-based tale about the adventures of a heroin addict on the run


Johnny Depp got caught on heroin tale project as he's been attached to star in the upcoming action drama "Shantaram." Besides starring in, the Hollywood famous actor would also serve as a producer.

The Warner Bros. project is based on the novel by Gregory David Roberts and will be adapted by Oscar-winning writer Eric Roth.

Loosely based on Roberts' life, the film is set in the 1980s, following an Australian heroin addict convicted of robbery Lindsay who escapes to India, where he reinvents himself as a doctor. When he gets involved in smuggling and gunrunning, his adventurous life leads him to Afghanistan and battles with Russians.

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