Depardieu skips court to prep for Strauss-Kahn role

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French actor Gerard Depardieu's lawyer Eric de Caumont is surrounded by media at Paris courthousePARIS (Reuters) – French film star Gerard Depardieu failed to show up in court to face drink driving charges on Tuesday as he pursued a headline-grabbing world tour that has seen him set up an alleged tax haven home in Belgium and pick up a passport in Russia. The garrulous actor's lawyer said he had missed the hearing in Paris because he was now in Montenegro, holding meetings over a film in which he will play disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn. …