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Whitey Bulger Movie Too Soon? Victim’s Family Thinks So.

Whitey Bulger is in a maximum security prison in Florida. He is 85 years old now. The gangster was on the run for 16 years before finally being captured in 2011, sentenced to two life terms plus five ears, and locked away for good. Now Johhny Depp has a new movie about Whitey Bulger called Black Mass that many think …

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Whitey Bulger Transferred From Arizona To Florida

Whitey Bulger, the alleged Boston-area crime boss who was convicted in 2013 on charges of racketeering and murder, has been transferred from a prison in Arizona to one in Florida. Bulger’s attorney says he wasn’t given a reason for the move. Bulger actually stayed at a prison in Oklahoma for a few days before making the move, but it’s not …

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Johnny Depp and Lily-Rose Depp to Star in ‘Yoga Hosers’

Johnny Depp and his 15-year-old daughter, Lily-Rose Depp, are set to begin filming for a new movie they will star in together. Called Yoga Hosers, this film is dubbed a ‘comic book movie,’ and it also stars writer Kevin Smith’s daughter, Hailey Quinn Smith. “People always ask me ‘Are you ever going to make a comic book movie?’ This is …

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Johnny Depp Not Evil Enough To Play Whitey Bulger

Johnny Depp has been involved with the film Black Mass for several months now, seeing it through several problems that arose after production began and battling with producers over a pay cut. Despite all his hard work, however, at least one man who actually worked with Whitey Bulger–the focus of the film–says Depp isn’t the right man to portray the …

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Johnny Depp Crashes Willie Nelson’s Boston Show

Johnny Depp crashed Willie Nelson’s show in Boston on Tuesday–and some audience members didn’t even know it. Depp, who is in Boston filming a movie about mobster Whitey Bulger–in which he plays the lead character–simply played guitar throughout Nelson’s set. The 81-year-old (yes, Willie Nelson is 81) introduced his band members, but used only their first names. “He just said …

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Whitey Bulger Letter May Help An Innocent Man

Whitey Bulger, the notorious Boston crime boss who was convicted last summer of 32 charges that included murder, racketeering, and money laundering, has reportedly written a letter that may help free an innocent man imprisoned for murder. Bulger wrote the letter last fall while incarcerated, saying that he encouraged the murder of Robert Lamonica decades ago after a friend came …

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Dakota Johnson: From ‘Fifty Shades’ to Whitey Bulger?

Dakota Johnson is in talks to star opposite Johnny Depp in an upcoming film about Whitey Bulger. Black Mass will reportedly tell the story of the Boston mobster and FBI informant. If the talks work out for all involved, Johnson will start filming Black Mass once filming for Fifty Shades of Grey wraps. Not all of the roles have been …

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Whitey Bulger Film Gets New Life With Warner Bros.

Whitey Bulger has been a subject of fascination for decades now; the infamous Boston crime boss was only captured fairly recently after years on the lam and charged with racketeering and murder, and his story loosely inspired the Scorsese film “The Departed”. Now, a new film about his relationship with FBI informant John Connolly starring Johnny Depp is back in …

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Whitey Bulger Gets Two Life Sentences

Whitey Bulger, the Boston crime boss who was convicted of 32 charges in August, was sentenced to serve two life terms plus five years this morning. Bulger was found guilty of charges which included the murder of at least eleven people, racketeering, and money laundering, among other things, and on Wednesday sat in court as the family members of some …

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Whitey Bulger Could Get Life Sentence Next Week

Whitey Bulger, who was convicted in August of 32 charges of murder, money laundering, and racketeering, could face life in prison after his sentencing next week. Bulger did not take the stand at all during his trial over the summer, but he’ll be given a chance to speak before his sentence is handed down. Federal prosecutors said on Thursday that …

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Whitey Bulger Reportedly Amassed $25 Million

Whitey Bulger, Boston’s famous mob boss amassed over 25 million dollars through racketeering in his 20 years as an FBI informant, according to documents filed in Federal Court. CNN reports that a federal jury convicted Bulger in August on 31 counts of racketeering, extortion, and money laundering. They ultimately ruled that Bulger participated in the murder of 11 people. He …

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Whitey Bulger Found Guilty, “Pleased” With Outcome

James “Whitey” Bulger, the notorious Boston mobster accused of killing nearly 20 people, has been found guilty of 32 charges that include murder, racketeering, and money laundering. The 83-year old, who inspired a character in the popular Scorsese film “The Departed” played by Jack Nicholson, was convicted of 11 counts of murder on Monday after the jury found they couldn’t …

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