Tuesday March 28, 2017

Johnny Depp to Play Cyber Security Icon and Accused Murderer John McAfee

Is John McAfee’s life so interesting that he deserves a movie? Well, yeah. Jack Sparrow himself will be playing the role of the famed anti-virus company founder, who is additionally known for everything from seeking office of the President of the United States to being a "person of interest" in connection with the murder of an American expatriate.

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CAA will soon take to the town King of the Jungle, with new client Johnny Depp attached to play computer virus magnate-turned-accused murderer John McAfee as he takes a Wired magazine writer on a darkly comic Apocalypse Now-like tour at his Belize compound, a trip filled with paranoia, machine guns, sex and murder. Glenn Ficarra & John Requa will direct a script by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski (the pic was originally developed at Warner Bros).

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