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Dave Franco: '21 Jump Street' Villain; Johnny Depp Cameo?

Dave Franco: '21 Jump Street' Villain; Johnny Depp Cameo?

Dave Franco has just landed the villain role in the upcoming flick 21 Jump Street, according to Deadline.

The 25-year-old actor will play “Eric, the most popular kid in school, who also happens to be a raging drug dealer. Jonah Hill‘s narc character befriends him to infiltrate the cool kid crowd.”

21 Jump Street is based off the popular television series about youthful-looking undercover police officers investigating crimes in high schools, colleges, and other teenage venues.

Johnny Depp, who launched his career on the TV show, is rumored to have a cameo appearance in the film!

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  • Lydia Roberts

    I hope from now on, Johnny Depp will play more straight, normal, “cool” characters from now on and do more dramas.

  • I n F a m o u s l y C o o L

    …a high school “villain”?! …more like a bad kid doing something illegal. LOL

  • I n F a m o u s l y C o o L

    @Lydia Roberts: …you and everyone else. but i’m sure it wont happen. he gave up cool and normal yearss ago.

  • cc

    Good ol’ nepotism

  • http://Ja Sligo lambert ^______^ cute

    Like his brother 2 nothing

  • http://J Kaz simply Amaazingg !!!!!!!!

    Go go fight with gay maxican jonny d

  • kerri

    Aww he looks just like his brother James. He was in Zac efron’s movie Charlie st cloud.

  • Marianne

    I liked the tv show, but Jonah Hill having a part in writing it makes me leery. I can’t help but think he is going to ruin it by putting like a million sexual innuendo jokes or pot jokes in it.

  • vanessa

    cute just like his brother!

  • aq

    @cc: you’re the only person in the world that uses that word

  • Mary

    I think it will be pretty good! Johnny Depp can play and part!!

  • pup

    Johnny Depp via 21 Js was soooo dreeeeamy! Can’t wait for the movie. They better not eff it up!

  • Zoe

    Get it Davy! He is beyond adorable and so humble! <333




  • wow

    Wow – I guess it’s going to be a really short villian?

  • bobwells22

    @ # 1 and # 3: There is no such concept as “normal” or “cool.” YOU, biatchs are too simple minded and full of Sh!t to appreciate the performance of Depp in The Libertine and Sweeney Todd.