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Johnny Depp Comes to 'Family Guy' as Edward Scissorhands

July 12, 2012 (4:49 am) GMT
The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor will voice the titular character of the Tim Burton-directed movie in an upcoming episode of the FOX animated series.
Johnny Depp

will reprise his "Edward Scissorhands" role on "". The 49-year-old actor will voice the artificial man, who appeared in the Tim Burton-directed 1990 movie, in a brief cameo for an upcoming episode of the animated comedy show.

Executive producer Mark Hentemann reveals the Barnabas Collins of "" needed a second to get back into the iconic character. "When he was in the booth, he said that he felt like he hadn't done that voice since he did it in front of the camera," the writer tells Entertainment Weekly.

"He was able to snap right back into Edward Scissorhands once we pulled up a clip from the movie," Hentemann further recalls. "He was amazing - and demonstrated extraordinary patience with all the fawning women in our office who swarmed him."

The new season of "Family Guy" will debut Sunday, September 30 at 9 P.M. ET on FOX.

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