Johnny Depp's new imprint to release book on Bob Dylan

Film star Johnny Depp is getting into book publishing, and his first release will be on Minnesota music legend Bob Dylan. "The Unraveled Tales of Bob Dylan" will be authored by the same writer who interviewed Dylan for a candid piece last month in Rolling Stone.
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By Tim Lammers

Film star Johnny Depp is getting into book publishing, and he's kicking things off with a release about Minnesota music legend Bob Dylan, reported USA Today.

HarperCollins is teaming up with Depp to create the imprint Infinitum Nihil -- which is also the name of the actor's film production company. Infinitum Nihil means "Nothing is forever."

The first of what the publisher promises to be "authentic, outspoken and visionary" books from Depp's imprint will be "The Unraveled Tales of Bob Dylan."

It will be authored by historian Douglas Brinkley, who recently interviewed Dylan for a candid feature in Rolling Stone.

In a statement, Brinkley said Dylan "has been very warm and forthcoming with us. His music has inspired us both deeply since we were teenagers."

The Dylan book is set for a 2015 release. Fans who can't wait that long to read about Dylan can soon see the Hibbing native in-person in St. Paul.

Dylan, who played Rochester in August, is returning to Minnesota in November for a concert at the Xcel Energy Center.

Depp most recently starred in the big-screen version of the classic vampire soap "Dark Shadows," directed by his frequent collaborator Tim Burton.

Bring Me The News news curator Tim Lammers is also a nationally-syndicated movie journalist whose work appears on more than 50 TV affiliate web sites in the U.S. Tim has interviewed more than 1,000 major actors and filmmakers throughout his career, and locally, he reviews films on KARE 11 News at 11 and WCCO Radio. Tim's work is also featured on his website, StrictlyCinema.com.

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