Tag: Pirates of the Caribbean 5

Johnny Depp 'Alice in Wonderland 2'; Actor In Talks with 'Muppets' Director James Bobin for Sequel

James Bobin is apparently in early talks to direct Alice in Wonderland 2 for Disney and producer Joe Roth, and Johnny Depp would return to star as the Mad Hatter, reported MSN. Bobin already oversees The Muppets franchise for Disney and directed the first Muppets film, which was a big hit in 2011. He is currently finishing filming the second one, The Muppets...Again!, which will open in theaters in 2014.

Johnny Depp Films Update: Drops Out of 'Black Mass' After $10 Million Salary Cut, Lone Ranger to Debut July 3 [TRAILER]

Johnny Depp has dropped out of Black Mass, Barry Levinson's biopic about famed Boston gangster and FBI informant Whitey Bulger, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The 49-year-old was reportedly to have been paid $20 million, his usual fee, but with sales of the film at Cannes lower than expected, producers were looking to cut the budget, which is in the high $60 million range. Depp was apparently asked to take half his salary, and the actor and his reps at UTA refused. The situation came to a head Wednesday.
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