Joel Edgerton costars as Connolly with a supporting cast that includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon, Sienna Miller, Cory Stoll, Dakota Johnson and Juno Temple. Based on the book by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill, Black Mass is due out September 17th by which time I will have figured out what Cumberbatch is doing in a supporting role; it must be a seriously good film with seriously well-written supporting parts by screenwriters Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth. Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart) directed.
The early buzz is this could be the Johnny Depp movie we've been waiting for. Oh, I hope so! Check it out —