Public Enemies (2009)
Directed by Michael Mann
Christian Bale as Melvin Purvis
Johnny Depp as John Dillinger
Channing Tatum as Pretty Boy Floyd
Emilie de Ravin as Anna Patzke
Leelee Sobieski as Polly Hamilton
Billy Crudup as J. Edgar Hoover
David Wenham as Peter Pierpont
Giovanni Ribisi as Alvin Karpis
Marion Cotillard as Billie Frechette
Stephen Dorff as Homer Van Meter
Lili Taylor as Sheriff Lillian Holley
Johnny’s next project is a gangster movie directed by the masterful Michael Mann (Heat, The Insider, Thief). It is an adaptation of Bryan Burrough’s book Public Enemies: America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-43. Johnny Depp plays the role of the legendary gangster John Dillinger, while Christian Bale stars in the role of the FBI agent trying to stop him. Marion Cotillard plays Dillinger’s girlfriend.
The movie stars Billy Crudup and Marion Cotillard, who both appeared together in Tim Burton’s Big Fish.
Lili Taylor, Depp’s co-star from Arizona Dream, also appears in the movie.