Hey pallies, there is hot news in Dinoland today. Dig this [post from the Examiner pad (clicks on tagg of this Dinogram to go there) where reported Brittny Nielsen has reported that Deana Martin has given the nod to Mr. Johnny Depp to play her daddy-o in the big screen version of her Dinobio "Memories Are Made Of This."
Will Deana get her wish...only time will tell. Also note that Dinoholic Bonnie Hunt has been hired to write the screen play...which is wonderful Dinonews...and as shared before Mr. Joe Mantegna, who once played our Dino in a made for a small screen flick, will direct the Dinoepic. So, wonderin' what do all you pallies think of Johnny playin' our Dino? Dinoreportin', DMP
Will Johnny Depp portray Dean Martin in a new film?
July 8, 11:53 AM
Celebrity News Examiner
Will Johnny Depp be tapped to play Dean Martin in a biopic of his life? Martin's daughter Deana reveals that Depp was her top choice to portray late singer Martin in a movie.
Deana acknowledged that a film is in the works, and will be directed by Joe Mantegna and written by comedian and actress Bonnie Hunt. Deana was speaking as a guest on a Boston radio program when she said, "[Depp] is a tremendous actor, he has that charm, that swagger, and the resemblance of my father is there. I’m sure he would do the role justice!”
Deana recently released a book called Memories Are Made of This, Dean Martin Through His Daughter’s Eyes and is a singer in her own right with a CD titled "Volare."