Johnny Depp’s Mercury Poisoning Scandal Film ‘Minamata’ Snagged By MGM

MGM has acquired the U.S. rights (in addition to other territories) for Minamata, a film about deadly mercury poisoning in a Japanese coastal city. Depp will play a photojournalist who helps expose the long-time negligence of a local company who is poisoning the waters. Minamata is inspired by true events. The film hits theaters and VOD on February 5th, 2021.

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