Depp Helps Construct Cannon For Thompson's Big Send-Off

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LATEST: Johnny Depp is busy constructing a special cannon so he can blast his late pal Hunter S Thompson's ashes into the sky.

The cremated remains of the Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas writer, who was a huge fan of explosives, will be shot into the air over his Woody Creek, Colorado, home next month (AUG05).

And Depp, who has hired a Hollywood events planner to oversee the ceremony, now reveals that he'll be shooting his pal's remains from a cannon he's helping to construct.

He says, "We're gonna give it our best shot, as it were. Hunter's last wish to have his remains fired out of a 150 foot cannon. That's the weird thing, you have to build the cannon. You have to actually design and engineer and build a canon for Hunter."

And after seeing all of the planning involved in granting Thompson's last wish, Depp admits he'd like to make it exit slightly more low key.

He adds, "I might go a little more subtle. Maybe put into the eye of the Statue Of Liberty, or something."

14/07/2005 09:51

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