Johnny Depp to be King of The Jungle

Three-time Academy Award® nominee Johnny Depp is set to star in King of the Jungle, a dark comedy to be directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa from a script Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski that is based on a true story .

The film tells the wild but true story of  tech magnate John McAfee, creator of the McAfee Antivirus software, who cashed-in his fortune, left civilization, and moved to the jungle in Belize.  There, he set-up a  compound of guns, sex and madness.  In the film, a Wired magazine investigator accepts what he thinks is a run-of-the-mill assignment to interview McAfee, but once he arrives in Belize, he finds himself pulled into McAfee’s escalating paranoia, slippery reality, and murder.