Johnny Depp's new movie pulled from release amid controversy

Johnny Depp’s Notorious B.I.G. thriller ‘City of Lies’ pulled a month before release

Johnny Depp's Notorious B.I.G. Movie Pulled A Month Before Release

Due for release on 7th September, Brad Furman's investigative crime drama City of Lies, starring Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker, has been pulled from U.S. cinemas mere weeks before release.

It was not immediately clear when the Brad Furman-directed film would be put out, as no new date has been announced by its distributor, Global Road Entertainment. The film stars Depp as disgraced cop Russell Poole, who's haunted by one unsolved case: the murders of rappers Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.

"City Of Lies" was also supposed to arrive in United Kingdom cinemas on Friday 7 September, and its future here also remains unclear. New reports claim City of Lies no longer has a release date.

The film based on the true story behind the investigation into the murder of rap star Notorious BIG, also stars Forest Whitaker.

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In July, Depp was sued by a "City Of Lies" location manager who claims the actor struck him twice after an altercation on set. It's especially unusual given the original intent of dropping the film on Biggie's birthday.

City Of Lies has been shelved, for now.

No official reason was given, though the now low public opinion of Depp has apparently made getting the film publicity hard. Add in the restraining order that Depp's ex-wife, Amber Heard, still has out, and the recent ugly fraud settlement that saw him trying to correct a "negative portrayal" in a Rolling Stone article, and it's easy to see why the studio might be panicking. He made a surprise cameo at Comic-Con last month in full costume amid speculation he would skip it over the aforementioned controversies.

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