Aaron Eckhart and Richard Jenkins join The Rum Diary

Johnny Depp was already on board to play a journalist again in a Hunter S. Thompson adaptation, The Rum Diary.  Now, Academy Award nominee Richard Jenkins and Aaron Eckhart are remortedly signing up as well.

Eckhart will play the third wheel in a love triangle with Depp, with the object of affection being Amber Heard.  Bruce Robinson will be writing the screenplay and directing.

The movie begins filming March 30 in Puerto Rico.

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