Who are the actors in the movie Black Mass?

Who are the actors in the movie Black Mass?

The film features an ensemble cast led by Johnny Depp as Bulger, alongside Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon, Jesse Plemons, Peter Sarsgaard, Dakota Johnson, and Corey Stoll. Principal photography of the film began on May 19, 2014, in Boston and wrapped on August 1, 2014.

Is the movie Black Mass based on a true story?

Black Mass (film) Black Mass is a 2015 American biographical crime drama film directed by Scott Cooper and written by Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth, based on the 2001 book Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill.

Is there a modern version of the Black Mass?

Modern revivals began with H. T. F. Rhodes’ book, The Satanic Mass published in London in 1954, and there is now a range of modern versions of the Black Mass performed by various groups. The Catholic Church regards the Mass as its most important ritual, going back to apostolic times.

Who was the actor who played Hussey in Black Mass?

Jesse Plemons and Juno Temple joined the cast to play as Kevin Weeks (a cohort of Bulger) and Deborah Hussey, one of Bulger’s victims, respectively, around April 2014. Plemons reportedly prepared for his role by hiring a dialect coach and studying video of the actual Kevin Weeks.

Directed by Scott Cooper. With Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Joel Edgerton. The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

When did Johnny Depp start filming Black Mass?

Johnny Depp’s involvement with Black Mass dates back to February 2013, when he was attached to star in the film, while Barry Levinson was still slated to direct and principal photography was scheduled to begin in May 2013.

Who is the mob boss in Black Mass?

Black Mass serves as a nice redemption for the floundering career of Johnny Depp, who has leaned more on quirky voices and loud makeup than his actual skills in recent years. His portrayal of mob boss Whitey Bulger is a powerhouse performance and easily his best since he first introduced the world to Jack Sparrow.