Johnny Depp to Star in 3 Films for Disney
Posted on Thu Sep 25, 2008 08:50 AM PDT

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LOS ANGELES, California (X17online)- Disney has announced Johnny Depp will star in a trio of new films for the studio, according to "The Hollywood Reporter."
First up, Depp will play the Mad Hatter in Tim Burton's upcoming "Alice in Wonderland." The actor has also has been cast to play Tonto in an udated movie version of the iconic television series "The Lone Ranger."
Additionally, a fourth "Pirates of the Carribean" film, with Depp reprising his role as Captain Jack Sparrow is currently in development.
The Announcement was made on Wednesday at the Kodak Theater in hollywood. Depp made a special appearance at the event, dressed as Jack Sparrow and walking onstage to the sounds of "The William Tell Overture," the "Lone Ranger" theme.