Exclusive: First Public Enemies Pictures

See Depp and Bale in Mann's latest

It's one of the most exciting films of next year, and we have the first images of Johnny Depp and Christian Bale in Michael Mann's Public Enemies.

Described as a sort of Heat II, the film tells the story of charismatic criminal gang leader John Dillinger (Depp) and determined lawman Melvin Purvis (Bale), the FBI agent tracking him down. Also in the cast is Marion Cotillard as Dillinger's girlfriend, Channing Tatum, Giovanni Ribisi, David Wenham, Leelee Sobieski and Emilie de Ravin, with Billy Crudup as the legendary J. Edgar Hoover.

The film's out on July 3 next year, but we have more pics and an exclusive interview with Michael Mann in the January issue of Empire, out now.

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