The Rum Diary is based on the novel of the same name by Hunter S. Thompson, starring Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. It is set to be released on October 28.
The story setting is in Puerto Rico. Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) is an itinerant journalist who tires of New York and America under the Eisenhower administration and travels to Puerto Rico to write for The San Juan Star. Kemp begins the habit of drinking rum and becomes obsessed with the woman Chenault (Amber Heard).