Depp Wants To Play Michael Jackson

Hollywood actor JOHNNY DEPP is hoping to play troubled pop star MICHAEL JACKSON in a movie of the singer's life. The Sweeney Todd star was rumoured to have modelled himself on Jackson for his role as Willy Wonka in 2005 movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. But although Depp believes any similarities to the pop superstar in his portrayal are purely coincidental, he would love to take on the role of the Thriller hitmaker, insisting, "There is still time to play him."


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Just another quote taken out of context by the media! It's so unnerving. Johnny merely was joking about it. He was talking about how it was assumed he fashioned his Willy Wonka role after Michael Jackson and mentioned that he wished he had thought about it.As for wanting to play him, all he said was "He might get up to his old tricks again. Maybe there'll be a tv movie about him." Johnny doesn't do tv movies and besides, he would have to sing as well as dance and he hates doing both! I wish the media would get it together. The fans read the articles and the media changes the articles.
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I think he will be real good to played Micheal Jackson.We don't know is that from him or media come up some crazy idea.
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Why not both are icons and both r sooooo cute!!R.I.P MJ
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I think Johnny depp would be a great pick to play michael Jackson. Hope it happens . Finally a real actor playing the King of Pop bring it on. ilove Michael Jackson.
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