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Jonah Hill Hopes to Share Big Screen With Johnny Depp in '21 Jump Street' Reboot

November 3, 2010 (8:03 am) GMT
The movie funnyman says he's been reaching out to the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star, hoping he would spend a day on set of upcoming project '21 Jump Street'.
Jonah Hill Hopes to Share Big Screen With Johnny Depp in '21 Jump Street' Reboot

Movie funnyman is hoping to share the big screen with when the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star's former TV show "21 Jump Street" is adapted for the cinema. Hill reveals he has written a part for Depp in the film and he's reaching out to the superstar to persuade him to spend a day on set with him.

He says, "We wrote a cameo for him so we hope he does it." Depp played Officer Tom Hanson in 76 episodes of the TV series between 1987 and 1990.

"It would be awesome if he did it," Hill adds, recalling "Just do it, dude. Don't be an a**hole. Just be in the movie." As for 's possible casting in the film, he says, "I can't say anything to the negative or the positive of that. I think we'll have some cool casting announcements to make very, very soon."

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