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‘Black Mass’ Director to Take on ‘American Wolf’ Hunting Drama for Leonardo DiCaprio

by Britt Hayes September 2, 2015 @ 8:33 PM
20th Century Fox
Black Mass hits theaters in a few weeks, and it promises to be one of the most compelling crime dramas of the year with a potential, long-awaited return to form for Johnny Depp (no silly hats!). Director Scott Cooper has already attracted some very good company for his next project, American Wolf, which will be produced by Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way.

‘Black Mass’ Reveals First Image Featuring Johnny Depp as the Notorious Whitey Bulger

by Britt Hayes April 22, 2015 @ 11:51 AM
EW / Warner Bros.
Last night at CinemaCon, attendees got a sneak peek at Black Mass, the highly-anticipated new film from director Scott Cooper, which tells the story of notorious criminal Whitey Bulger. Johnny Depp plays the role of Bulger, trading in his silly hats for a bald cap in the new crime drama, which certainly looks like a step in the right direction for the actor.

'The Stand' Has Lost its Third Director, Will We Ever See A Film Version?

by Damon Houx November 20, 2013 @ 6:15 PM
Warner Brothers has been trying to adapt Stephen King's 'The Stand' for a while now. First they had 'Harry Potter''s David Yates on the project, then Ben Affleck was on for while before he got busy with other things (like playing Batman), so they brought in Scott Cooper, the writer/director of 'Crazy Heart' and 'Out of the Furnace.' But it's been revealed that Cooper's off the project, so now what?

'The Stand' Replacing Ben Affleck With 'Crazy Heart' Director

by Britt Hayes August 23, 2013 @ 2:16 PM
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Since we all know Ben Affleck is a little too busy with his upcoming film 'Live By Night' and, of course, playing Batman, the new adaptation of Stephen King's classic horror-fantasy novel 'The Stand' has been in need of a director. After Affleck left the film behind a while ago, the project may have finally found a replacement: Scott Cooper, the helmer behind 'Crazy Heart.'