Black Mass, the film based on the life of Boston gangster, “Whitey” Bulger, has received critical acclaim. Most of it has been about Johnny Depp’s outstanding performance as the notorious gangster.
But it is not just Depp’s performance that deserves the praise, it also goes to the amazing supporting cast and to the director, Scott Cooper, who was able to elicit these performances from his actors and put together a gripping film, while not romanticising or glamourising the Gangster lifestyle.
I caught up with Scott to talk about the film, why he doesn’t like to work with celebrity actors, what Johnny Depp & Christian Bale are really like & more …
Black Mass is out in cinemas now.