A year ago, Liam Gallagher, a rocker who's been accused of loving the Beatles a little too much, purchased the film rights to a memoir called The Longest Cocktail Party that documented the inner workings of the Fab Four's Apple Corp. A year later, the film is still not in production, but Gallagher warns, "The film script is done. It's gonna blow people's minds, man. I'm just waiting to find out when we choose the actors." Gallagher also divulged who he wants to top-line the film: Johnny Depp. Apparently, the two are friends dating back to Depp's Kate Moss days.
While Depp based his portrayal of Captain Jack Sparrow in those awful Pirates movies on Keith Richards, we can happily report that the actor is not being asked to play any members of the Beatles (come on, he's too old at this point). Instead, Gallagher wants Depp to appear as Derek Taylor, the band's long-time publicist. Taylor plays a prominent role in The Longest Cocktail Party since the book's author Richard DiLello served asRead More »from Liam Gallagher’s Beatles Movie Has ‘Johnny Depp Written All Over It, Man’