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Johnny Depp Stepping Into 'Oz'?

Johnny Depp Stepping Into 'Oz'?

Johnny Depp steps out onto the set of his new comedy Jack & Jill in Los Angeles on Tuesday (January 18).

Due to recent developments, the 47-year-old actor may head over to the land of Oz for one of his next projects.

According to THR, Johnny is in discussions to star in Oz, the Great and Powerful after it was announced that Robert Downey Jr. has dropped out of the lead role. The new Disney film, which will be directed by Spiderman‘s Sam Raimi, takes place as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz.

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20 Comments

# 1

He is 47 but he is wayy hotter than any other young actor. LOOOOOOOOVEE U JOHNNY!!! Amazing actorr!!!!! And so humble

# 2

What a coincidence when watching the Golden Globes the other night, I actually thought to myself that both Johnny and RDJ likely go for many of the same quirky roles, both are in same age group, both like odd roles, both working on franchise movies. I think they likely compete for roles with each other. Johnny is a great actor yet so shy, RDJ has great acting chops too, but has the charm in spades.

# 3
Tommy Boy @ 01/20/2011 at 2:02 pm

Jack and Jill? I thought that was Adam Sandler’s movie with Katie Holmes.

# 4

Look at he. . .could not open his mouth because his mouth a small like chicken

# 5

amazing actor, i looooovee him!!!!! hes so hot

# 6

amazing actor, i looooovee him!!!!! hes so hot

# 7

Johnny is the most busy man in Hollywood, he is always working. Sure he could look more clean for once, i mean clean clothes etc.

# 8

Noo he not more clean he dirty

# 9

@Sligo ^_^ cute: lol you are so funny . I like johnny but I hope he doesn’t take that role. Wasn’t Alice n wonderland enough? That movie sucked! He’s better than that. Lol

Seriously, cant we just leave a classic alone….

I wont watch if they have those flying monkeys, the freaked me out

he has a bloated face now!

He’s a drug addict, he doesn’t wash and he thinks he’s great. God he is so boring !

I love my Johnny. He’s a major star, but he could do so much better if he’d would stop trying to be Keith Richards’ son. He just might still be into drugs. His wife was a pretty young thing once, but her teeth are also corroded and she sometimes looks like a witch. Clean it up, Johnny. Do it for those sweet babies. You’re not homeless!

@dang..WELL SAID!! I think the same..he needs new friendships…new people in his life! and@ Daniela ..don’t be so silly,and @layla..I think the only one with bloated face here it’s you moron..get a life!

Jokergurl @ 01/22/2011 at 1:31 am

Replacing one great HOT actor with another great HOT actor, I have no problem with that.

I agree with you Dang!
he was a better actor years ago! he’d would stop to be K. Richards and Jack Sparrow every time and every role! he’s starting to bored…
and me too I think his face is bloated (a bit puffy cheek) ! he’s been a incredibly long time youthness (and really beauty) but now he’s starting to age not very well to me!

how funny the same person change his/her name and comment like 3 or 4 times bad about johnny LOL, he’s handsome as always be at least he looks young not like brad pitt and leonardo dicaprio (it’s okey with them but that is crap XD)

@goher..well said !!! Johnny is a real beauty and he still looks young! God bless you baby! And he is sexy no matter his age…AWESOME!!!

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