Giovanni Ribisi Joins The Rum Diary


Giovanni Ribisi has been added to the cast of Warner Independent’s The Rum Diary, starring Johnny Depp. He’ll play a carousing journalist in the Hunter S. Thompson adaptation, reports Variety.

Written and directed by Bruce Robinson, the film is about Paul Kemp (Depp), a freelance journalist writing for a rundown newspaper in 1950s Puerto Rico who is surrounded by a bunch of lost souls bent on self-destruction.

Amber Heard, Aaron Eckhart and Richard Jenkins co-star.