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Johnny Depp Dreams of Playing Michael Jackson in Big Screen

January 19, 2008 (4:10 am) GMT
Dismissing rumor that he based his Willy Wonka character on the former king of pop, the star of 'Pirates of the Caribbean' expressed that he would love to play the singer in movie.
Johnny Depp Dreams of Playing Michael Jackson in Big Screen

revealed that he wants to bring the troubled King of Pop to the big screen. According to reports, the famous Jack Sparrow of blockbuster series "Pirates of the Caribbean" is hoping that he could play in a movie about the singer's life.

The Academy Award-nominated actor's dream was revealed as he clarified rumor about him modeled his eccentric character Willy Wonka from 2005's children fantasy film "" on the "Thriller" hitmaker. Contactmusic.com has quoted him saying, "I have heard that I based Willy Wonka on Michael Jackson before, but no, that was not my plan, I wish I had thought of that though."

Further, the 44-year-old actor who was famous also for his role in "Edward Scissorhands" and "" expressed that he would love to take the special role. He added, "But there is still time to play him. He might get up to his old tricks again and maybe there will be a TV movie about him!"

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