Haute 100 LA Update: Johnny Depp in Talks to Star in ‘Mortdecai’

portfolio-source-depp-320x387Johnny Depp is in negotiations to star in Mortdecai, a big screen adaptation of Kyril Bonfiglioli‘s The Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery.

In the Lionsgate adaptation, Depp will play the title role of Charles Mortdecai, a debonair art dealer who, according to the studio, “must traverse the globe armed only with his good looks and special charm in a race to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain the code to a lost bank account filled with Nazi gold.”

The 50-year-old actor will also produce the film with his  Infinitum Nihil partner Christi Dembrowski and Andrew Lazar.

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