AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi has added a new event to the festival – A Conversation with Director Scott Cooper and Johnny Depp. The two will discuss their recent collaboration on BLACK MASS (2015) in an evening moderated by Variety Deputy Awards and Features Editor Jenelle Riley. The Conversation will take place at AFI FEST on Sunday, November 8th at 6:00 p.m. at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. Free tickets are available now at the AT&T Box Office and online.
BLACK MASS tells of the unholy alliance between ruthless mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) and childhood friend turned FBI agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton). Star Depp and director Cooper join a prestigious group of previously announced actors and filmmakers appearing in conversation at AFI FEST, including 45 YEARS stars and AFI FEST Tribute recipients Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay; THE MARTIAN director Ridley Scott; SICARIO star Benicio Del Toro; SUFFRAGETTE director Sarah Gavron and writer Abi Morgan; as well as YOUTH star Michael Caine and director Paolo Sorrentino.
Free tickets to A Conversation with Director Scott Cooper and Johnny Depp are available now.