BREAKING NEWS–Johnny Depp leads nominees for 2007 People's Choice Awards

Deppheads have many opportunities to show their appreciation for Johnny Depp in the ballots for the 2007 People’s Choice Awards. Johnny received nominations in the categories of Favorite Male Movie Star and Favorite Male Action Star; he also shares a nomination with co-star Keira Knightley for Favorite On-Screen Match-Up, in a tribute to their chemistry in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN’S CHEST. If you would like to vote for Johnny, and thereby have the chance to watch one of his hilarious videotaped acceptance speeches next January, click HERE.

The other nominees for Favorite Male Movie Star are Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington, while the other nominees for Favorite Male Action Star are Samuel L. Jackson and Jet Li. In addition to Johnny and Keira, contenders for Favorite On-Screen Match-Up are paparazzi favorites Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn in THE BREAK-UP, and the threesome of Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, and Leonardo DiCaprio in THE DEPARTED.

The Zone thanks DeepinDepp for breaking the news; you can read the news article and a full list of nominees on the News & Views forum.

Winners will be announced when the People’s Choice Awards ceremony airs live on CBS on January 9, 2007. Mark your calendars–and vote!

A new work by Hunter S. Thompson–GONZO hits bookstores December 2nd

A new work by Dr. Hunter S. Thompson will arrive in bookstores on December 2nd–joyous news for everyone who loves the Good Doctor and his work. Called GONZO and published by Ammo Books, the new arrival is a limited-edition collection of some of Hunter’s personal photos and some of his writings; it is organized as “a visual biography” and it features an introduction written by Johnny Depp. Steve Crist and Laila Nabulsi edited the collection, and the photos on display on the Ammo Books website are stunning. You can see them HERE, and you can see a photo of the cover art HERE. The only downside to this happy news is the cost of the edition; the book can be pre-ordered through Ammo Books for $300, or through Barnes & Noble’s online store for $240 ($216 if you are a member of their book club–see details HERE.) Thanks to FANtasticJD for sharing the news–you can read more about Hunter’s newest book on ONBC.