Hunter S. Thompson shaved Johnny Depp’s head. They were in Thompson’s kitchen, Depp refused to look in a mirror, and Thompson wore a miner’s hard hat.
"Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" by Nikita Kaun.
While Hunter S. Thompson developed a strong friendship with Johnny Depp and heartily approved of his performance, he once said that if he ever saw anyone acting the way Depp does in the film, he would probably hit them with a chair.
Benicio Del Toro gained forty pounds for his role as Dr. Gonzo.
“In a closed society where everybody’s guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”