From Pirate to Barber: Depp to Star in Sweeney Todd

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Yarrr, mateys, playing a swashbuckler is one thing for Johnny Depp - but a vengence seeking barber?

If anyone can pull it off, it's sure to be this versatile thespian. Depp will be reuniting with director Tim Burton to play the title role in a film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's musical "Sweeney Todd." The story centers around a 19th-century barber seeking bloody revenge over his wrongful imprisonment.

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Naturally.

The star of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, this year's biggest, most abysmal hit (with a domestic gross of $400 million), is expected to do his own singing, said Marvin Levy, spokesman for DreamWorks, which is co-producing "Sweeney Todd" with Warner Bros.

Sweeney Todd marks the sixth collaboration between Depp and Burton. The pair scored a blockbuster in summer 2005 with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, while past films include: Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood and Sleepy Hollow.

The filmmakers plan to start shooting Sweeney Todd early in 2007.

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Para mim Sweeney todd é um ótimo musical e um ótimo filme, mas o melhor filme que ele já fez foi piratas do caribe, e ele estava limdo como jack.

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Eu amo o Johnny Depp mais do que tudo, e ele estava d+ no Sweeney todd.
Meu sonho é conhece-lo.

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O johnny depp é o homem mais limdo que eu já vi na minha vida.

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Even as a crazy bloody barber, I bet he is hot

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i love johnny depp! en cualkier pelicula ssale muy muy bien ... guapo y se ve un hombre atractivo... afortunada la cantante francesa... T_T... :(
igual... lo amo!

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te amo eres lo maximo y eres expectacular me encantan tus peliculas y tu me llamo Desiree Feijoo y soy de Venezuela caracas san Antonio te amo besos

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OMG!!! I am big Johnny Depp fan!!! He has got to be the hottest man to ever walk this earth!!!! but i cant believe he is getting married!! {[supposedly]}!!! I ♥ Johnny Depp!!!

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el es lindo pero ademas de su fisico su alma esta integrada por muchas cosas bellas como su caracter y amor propio que lo llevan a ser respetado y amado por sus seguidoras...

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EL ES DIVINO SE MERECE LO MEJOR OJALA LE VALLA BIEN CON ESTA NUEVAP RODUCCION

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i heard about.... ur little FLING w/simpson.
one QUESTION. n i think ur so ATTRACTIVE yea i mean hott