Sunday, February 28, 2010

A Cry for Innocence - 48 Hours episode

Johnny Depp, Others Push to Prove the Innocence of Trio of Convicted Killers Known as the West Memphis Three.

The full program is available on

Friday, February 26, 2010

BBC Interviews - Alice in Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland - Fearne Speaks To Johnny Depp & Tim Burton

Provided by the BBC

The BBC also has an interview with the cast from the London premiere:
Johnny Depp greets fans at Alice In Wonderland premiere

Drinking Blood: New Wonders of Alice’s World

INSTEAD of Wonderland, it’s Underland. Instead of Alice as a bored but clever child, we get Alice as a 19-year-old rebel and warrior, dispatching the monstrous Jabberwocky with a magic sword. Disney’s second rendering of Lewis Carroll’s fantasy, in other words, is a world apart from both its 1951 cartoon version and the original Victorian-era text.

Read more at The New York Times.

Johnny Depp Says Making 'Alice In Wonderland' Was 'A Gas' has an article and short video interview from the green carpet last night.

Click here:
Johnny Depp Says Making 'Alice In Wonderland' Was 'A Gas'

Shane Macgowan and Friends 'I Put A Spell On You' in aid of Concern Worldwide's work in Haiti

Released on March 8th 2010
Please pre-order the single by clicking here - Or text SPELL (all in capitals) to 78789 (the text costs £1.50).

So moved by the plight of the people of Haiti, Shane and his long term girlfriend, writer Victoria Clarke made calls to friends and associates from which began the process of recording a track from which ALL proceeds go to Concern, a charity who have provided assistance to some of the poorest countries in the world including Haiti, even before the earthquake struck. Some of the stars on the record include - Nick Cave / Bobby Gillespie / Glen Matlock / Johnny Depp / Chrissie Hynde / Paloma Faith / Eliza Doolittle.

Please consider supporting this worthy cause.

Odeon, Disney resolve DVD release date dispute

British movie theater chain Odeon says it will show Tim Burton's fantasy adventure "Alice in Wonderland" in Britain...

Read more from The Associated Press at Business Week.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Review: Captivating Freaks Populate Eye-Popping Alice in Wonderland

Everybody keeps jabbering about the Jabberwocky monster in Disney’s 3-D reboot of Alice in Wonderland. But like many of the most excellent adventures, it’s the journey — not the destination smackdown between Alice and the evil serpent beast — that makes for a thoroughly engaging escapade.

Read the review at

The Tourist Starts Principal Photography

On 23 February 2010 principal photography began on GK Films' romantic thriller "The Tourist," directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp. "The Tourist" is being produced by Academy-Award-winner Graham King and will shoot in Paris and Venice. Sony Pictures will distribute the film.

Read more at PR Newswire.

This Weeks Cover: Johnny Depp goes mad for 'Alice in Wonderland'

Back in 2003, Johnny Depp famously panicked Disney executives with his whacked-out turn as Pirates of the Caribbean’s Captain Jack Sparrow — only to have the character become an instant icon. For the upcoming 3-D Alice in Wonderland, opening March 5, Depp decided to dive even further down the rabbit hole with an orange-haired, green-eyed, nonsense-spouting take on Lewis Carroll’s Mad Hatter.

Read the article at

'48 Hrs.' offers in-Depp look at murder mystery on show about West Memphis Three

Johnny Depp makes a rare appearance as part of a TV newsmagazine this weekend, and he's not just a tease to get people in.

Read the article at The NY Daily News.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Praise for Depp's Rum Diary role

Johnny Depp is "incredible" in his new film The Rum Diary, according to one of his co-stars.

Read more at The Press Association.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Alice in Wonderland Royal World Premiere - Live!

Walt Disney Pictures and visionary film-director Tim Burton bring you one of the most highly anticipated movie releases for 2010, Alice in Wonderland.

You will be able to experience the enchanting Alice In Wonderland Royal World Premiere Live via a Ustream webcast as it unfolds live from the red carpet in London.

Read more at Alice in Wonderland on facebook.

For those that plan to go to great Johnny as he arrives, I ask that you consider my request to take not what you can. Give something back.

Currently, Ustream is replaying the feed from The London Premiere.


Live Streaming by Ustream.TV

Monday, February 22, 2010

Johnny Depp Keeps His Fuderwhacking Private

Depp talks happy dancing, kids and working with Angelina Jolie.

Be warned – everybody around you may very well be “fuderwhacking” in just a couple of weeks time thanks to Tim Burton’s new 3D epic “Alice in Wonderland,” which features Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter engaging in the not-to-be-missed “fuderwhack” happy dance.

Read more at Fox News.

Here is a video of Johnny talking about the happy dance on ET Online - it's too damn cute to pass by! Currently, there are no paparazzi photos on the page but if that changes, please let me know so I can remove the link. Thank you.

ET Online

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Johnny Depp on Alice, Tourist and Pirates

Johnny Depp is undeniably one of the best actors of this generation and makes the transformation of the unique characters he portrays effortlessly, which is yet the case once again with his latest film, Alice in Wonderland. Depp plays the Mad Hatter in the Tim Burton-directed fantasy-adventure and talked to the star at the press conference for the movie about the character and the status of his upcoming projects:


Saturday, February 20, 2010

Johnny Depp And Tim Burton Recall Their Worst Decisions Together

The 'Alice In Wonderland' pair discuss some of the worst ideas in their 20-year artistic partnership, including one involving a farting horse.

Read more and view a short video at

Helena Bonham Carter Rules "Alice" As the Red Queen

There's so much to cheer for in Tim Burton's upcoming "Alice in Wonderland" release. A surreal fantasy world with strange characters like Johnny Depp taking on the only slightly crazier Mad Hatter, for starters.

Read the review at Connecticut News.

Johnny Depp Brings Hatter Madness to Alice Fans

ET Online has a brief report about The Ultimate Fan Event last evening. Unfortunately, ET Online is riddled with photos taken by papparazzi.

Johnny Depp News has the brief video from the ET Online article. You can view it here.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Cineworld and Disney do deal over DVD release of Alice in Wonderland

Disney has persuaded one of Britain’s biggest cinema chains to drop its boycott of Tim Burton's film Alice in Wonderland after negotiations about the timing of its release on DVD.

Read more at The Times Online:

Avril Lavigne - Official 'Alice (Underground)' Music Video

View the video from WaltDisneyStudiosUK at Youtube.

The Mad Hatter with Avril is played by Johnny Depp impersonator Danny Lopez.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Directing Wonderland - Tim Burton Video Feature for Alice In Wonderland

New movie footage from Wonderland and interviews with Tim Burton and the cast talking about the movie

Visit to view the video.

Alice In Wonderland live from Los Angeles red carpet webcast on Friday, Feb. 19. 5p PT

I received an email from Jennifer at Ustream, Inc. announcing that Disney is partnering with Ustream and others to deliver a large fan event to celebrate the Los Angeles opening of Alice in Wonderland. The event will take place on Friday, Feb. 19 starting at 5p PT at

Ustream and Myspace will be hosting a live broadcast from the red carpet as the stars arrive. There will also be backstage interviews. Viewers can interact by posting comments and questions using Ustream's Social Stream.

The event's hosts are KIIS-FM’s Manny on the Streets, Quddus and Roslynn Cobarrubias from MySpace, and Philip DeFranco from YouTube.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Ship ahoy!

The Black Pearl, star of two "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, docks in Hawaii in advance of summer filming

Read the article at the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Tim Burton and Johnny Depp interview for Alice In Wonderland

Alice has jumped back down the rabbit hole to Wonderland, and it’s a whole lot more surreal. Mark Salisbury joins Tim Burton and Johnny Depp on the set of their new 3D extravaganza .

Read the interview article at the Telegraph.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

New screenwriter takes the reins on Johnny Depp's The Lone Ranger

REVOLUTIONARY ROAD screenwriter Justin Haythe is being hired to write Disney's new take on The Lone Ranger, reports HeatVision.

Read more in the Coventry Telegraph.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Cinemas threaten Disney boycott

UK Cinema chains have threatened to ban Tim Burton's Alice In Wonderland from their screens over a dispute with Disney.

Read more at Yahoo Movies

Edited 2/13/10: Here's the original Guardian article with a bit more detail, and the version in The Times. Thank you, Epona, for providing these links.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Creating the Mad Hatter

Wonderland Wednesdays - Johnny Depp Video Feature for Alice In Wonderland
New movie footage of The Mad Hatter and interviews with Johnny Depp talking about his character.

Read more and view the video on

Saturday, February 6, 2010

An interview with Johnny Depp

The oldest newspapers in the Balkins has an interesting article from Drvengrad. Johnny discusses many topics including his future directing and acting projects. An article about Kustendorf follows the interview.

The articles are written in Serbian, but Google Translate does a mostly understandable translation.

Original article can be found here.

Google Translate's translation can be found here. Please keep in mind that it is NOT a perfect translation. Some comments may not be an accurate reflection of intent due to inaccuracies in language translation.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Creating the world of Alice in Wonderland

Making Of has some interesting behind-the-scenes videos about creating the world of Alice in Wonderland.

Click here to visit

MacGowan, Cave and Depp put a spell on you for Haiti

Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan has rounded up a motley crew of musicians including Nick Cave, Mick Jones and Bobby Gillespie to record a cover of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ ‘I Put A Spell On You’. The track will be released as a charity single to raise money for the Haiti earthquake relief effort at the end of February.

Read more at Drowned in Sound.

Depp directing Keith Richards docu

Johnny Depp will direct a documentary on Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones, who served as an inspiration for Depp's Jack Sparrow character in "Pirates of the Caribbean."

Read more at Variety.

Johnny Depp to Learn Spanish for Pancho Villa Film

LOS ANGELES – Actor Johnny Depp and director Emir Kusturica will have to learn Spanish for an upcoming biopic on Mexican revolutionary leader Pancho Villa, “Wild Roses, Tender Roses,” the filmmaker told Screen Daily.

Read more at the Latin American Herald Tribune.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

BFI's film season features Johnny Depp

The British Film Institute invites you to track the transformation of Johnny Depp through his acting career. They will be featuring 13 of his films from February 3 - 28.

An introduction by Mark Salisbury can be found here on BFI's website.

For more information about the screening and events, click here.