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Johnny Depp briefly appeared at CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 17, where a new trailer and 20 minutes of exclusive footage from the upcoming film "The Lone Ranger" debuted.
Depp, who plays Tonto in the movie, was joined on stage at the event by director Gore Verbinski and co-star Armie Hammer.
Is Johnny Depp gearing up to channel a crime boss for a role in an upcoming film?
Depp, 49, is set to play the role of notorious gangster Whitey Bulger in Barry Levinson's upcoming film, "Black Mass," according to a report released by Deadline on February 7.
Disney has announced release dates for some of its most highly-anticipated films, including "Maleficent," "The Muppets 2" and "Pirates of the Carribbean 5."
The Disney Studio announced today that Angelina Jolie's upcoming fairy tale film, "Maleficent," has been shifted from its original release date of March 14, 2014 to the more competitive date of July 2, 2014, according to Entertainment Weekly.
Johnny Depp is releasing an album consisting of "sea shanties," or maritime-themed songs, which features vocals from film stars Tim Robbins and Anjelica Huston and singers Courtney Love, Michael Stipe, Susanna Hoffs from the Bangles, Iggy Pop and Macy Gray.
It also includes a track with Tom Waits and Rolling Stone bassist Keith Richards, who played the father of the actor's iconic "Pirates of the Caribbean" character, Captain Jack Sparrow, in Disney's hit film series. Check out the track listing for "Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys."
Johnny Depp continues to perform with the rock band Aerosmith and shock rocker Alice Cooper.
The 49-year-old actor joined the group on stage at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday to perform a cover of the Fleetwood Mac song "Stop Messin' Around." Depp, wearing his trademark hat, rocked out on electric guitar as Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry took over the vocals. He also joined the group for a performance of the Beatles song "Come Together."
Johnny Depp is reportedly in talks to star in "Transcendence," a sci-fi film about an evil computer and helmed by Oscar-winning director Wally Pfister, who worked on Christopher Nolan's films, including his Batman trilogy.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Depp, is set to earn a whopping $20 million in advance, against 15 percent of the movie's gross profit at the box office. Such deals are rare and are given to the most elite actors, actresses and directors. Depp, studio Alcon Entertainment and distributor Warner Bros. Studios have not commented.