Depp deals with Disney, Kristen Wiig gets animated
July 12th, 2011
06:52 PM ET

Depp deals with Disney, Kristen Wiig gets animated

Johnny Depp already has plenty on his plate – the actor’s done a cameo in “21 Jump Street” and has “Dark Shadows” and “The Lone Ranger” in the works – but he’s making a little room for his production company to take on two more projects.

According to Deadline, Depp’s Infinitum Nihil has worked out a deal with Disney for a feature based on the TV movie and series “Night Stalker” and another drama about Paul Revere.

If you remember the show, you know that “Night Stalker” focused on journalist Carl Kolchak, who always seemed to come across creatures like vampires, zombies and werewolves in his investigations.

The Paul Revere flick would be focused on the 24-hour time frame during which he made his midnight ride from Charlestown to Lexington. Depp is reportedly being eyed as a potential lead in both.

Meanwhile, you can get a Kristen Wiig fix later tonight on Cartoon Network, because the actress is lending her voice to Lola Bunny on the channel’s revamped “The Looney Tunes Show.”

As New York Magazine’s Vulture reports, Wiig gives Lola Bunny a bit of stalkerish spin – check out the clip and you’ll see why (as well as her vocal talents). Wiig’s episode airs tonight on Cartoon Network at 8 p.m.


Filed under: Celebrities • movies • television

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  1. Fabio

    i may have shatted my underoos

    July 13, 2011 at 10:29 am | Report abuse |
  2. Peace

    @ RFD42 & AntiPalin, Waaaay too funny! LMAO !:)

    July 13, 2011 at 8:32 am | Report abuse |
  3. kenny

    He said a while back he had bieber fever. gross.

    July 13, 2011 at 7:20 am | Report abuse |
  4. Tangie

    Ooooh I didn't know that Captain Jack was that handsome...does he clean up well daaaamn.

    July 13, 2011 at 1:44 am | Report abuse |
  5. mary williams

    johnny yory story and mine mach. you are a rely good actor.i think we may be old frinds. i can harldy see this. so sorry for any miss spellings. just in case i need to tell mosses passed and my dad did to.
    ps realy great job.

    July 12, 2011 at 9:15 pm | Report abuse |
  6. AntiPalinAlaskan

    Was I the only one who read that headline as "Dope deals with Disney"? I had images of Mickey and Goofy setting up a meth lab with financing from Uncle Scrooge.

    July 12, 2011 at 9:08 pm | Report abuse |
  7. RFD42

    Ooohhh.. I hope it's Michelle Bachmann's Paul Revere

    July 12, 2011 at 8:34 pm | Report abuse |
  8. madhater

    Come on Johnny, don't get ll lame like Pitt cause you guys got kids.

    July 12, 2011 at 7:01 pm | Report abuse |

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