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Johnny Depp to star in new Wes Anderson movie

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Story by Jack Foley

JOHHNY Depp has reportedly teamed up with Wes Anderson for his next project, the tentatively titled The Grand Budapest Hotel.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Depp is the first actor to be locked down for the film, with Anderson also seeking to reunite with some old favourites, such as Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Edward Norton and Willem Dafoe, as well as Jude Law, Jeff Goldblum and possibly Angela Lansbury.

Plot details and character names have yet to be disclosed, although Anderson will direct from a script he wrote and will shoot in Europe for the first time in his career.

The film is is being produced and financed by Indian Paintbrush.

Depp has recently completed work on The Lone Ranger, which was among the hits of last weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con when advance footage was shown.

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