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Drug Lord 'Boston George': Johnny Depp Makes Screen Comeback With Docu Series

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Drug lord 'Boston George' : Johnny Depp makes comeback on screen with Docu series

After coming out victorious in his legal battle with ex-wife Amber Heard, things appear to be returning to normal professionally for actor Johnny Depp. The world-renowned actor is poised to make an on-screen comeback with the Boston George docu-series. The upcoming project is based on drug trafficker and smuggler George Jacob Jung.

According to Deadline, the series will premiere on streaming service Fandor on July 22. The five-part series features a fair share of interviews with Johnny Depp, who played the late Jung in the 2001 film Blow.

Johnny Depp in drug documentary

According to the international media outlet, the series is described by Depp as "a very charming outlaw". The documentary reunites Jung, who died last year with several acquaintances from all walks of life, including Depp, author Bruce Porter, partner Ronda Clay Spinello, friend Waino Tuominen and former undercover DEA agent Tom Tinnerington as they uncover the true story of the bring out the dead smuggler.

Jung, also known as Boston George and El Americano, was a major figure in the cocaine trade in the United States VS in the 1994s and early 70s. George and his partner Carlos Leader smuggled cocaine into the US for the Colombian Medellín cartel. He was later sentenced in 2014 to 2021 years in prison for conspiracy, but was released in 19. Work on the series based on his life began a few years ago, but Jung's death in XNUMX and the COVID-XNUMX pandemic slowed the filming process.

Source: republicworld.com (AND)

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