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Johnny Depp's '21 Jump Street' Cameo Confirmed

April 26, 2011 (2:47 am) GMT
The actor is confirmed to make an unspecified cameo in the big screen version of Fox's TV series.
Johnny Depp

is reportedly on board to appear in Columbia Pictures' "". Confirming the wild rumor, Coming Soon has just reported that the "" star will indeed make a cameo on the comedy.

The site did not mention what role Depp, who starred as Officer Tom Hansen on the TV version, will play. Meanwhile, it was reported that the movie is currently in production, to meet the scheduled March 16, 2012 U.S. release date.

Depp shot to fame after he starred on "21 Jump Street" TV series. He has since landed roles in big movies such as Disney remake of "", in which he stars as Mad Hatter. He will next be seen on "".

Based on Fox's TV series, which was aired in 1987-1991, "21 Jump Street" tells a tale of a group of young cops whose youthful appearance allowed them to work undercover in high schools and colleges and search out troubled kids.

and will take the lead roles. Meanwhile, , , and are among actors taking supporting roles in the film. Phil Lord and Chris Miller team up to helm the project.

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