Month: July 2005

The hard nutty one at the bottom of the chocolate box

July 31, 2005 – The Sunday Times – Comment – Profile: Johnny Depp – A proliferation of body tattoos chart his journey through life, proclaiming his rites of passage like labels on a well-worn suitcase. There are insignia for Betty Sue, his beloved mother, his children Lily Rose and Jack, an Indian chief and many others including the actress Winona Ryder, whose accolade “Winona Forever” was surgically shortened to “Wino Forever” when their engagement came to a messy end…

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Meet the new Candy Man, Johnny Depp

July 28, 2005 – – ‘I went through a lot of fear and self-loathing in my twenties and thirties until it finally got through to me that there wasn’t any point in poisoning myself and feeling miserable anymore,’ says Depp of his difficult past. ‘I can only tell you that once you escape that kind of mindset, you have absolutely no desire to go back there…’

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Sweet Little Choc An’ Roller

29 July 2005 – – by Jan Janssen in Nassau – It’s hard to believe that the tanned, fit and healthy-looking star sitting calmly in the Bahamas sun is the same actor who came to recognition as a pale, goth-like figure drawn to edgy, off-beat roles…

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‘Most people are nuts’

28 July 2005 – Metro Life – By Martyn Palmer – Tim Burton & Johnny Depp is a collaboration based on a friendship and a shared view that the world is a rather odd place. ‘We have a similar outlook,’ says Depp. ‘A similar sense of humour and sense of the absurd…And I think we also share the view that if you take a step back and observe most people…you realise that they’re actually completely out of their minds. Most people are really nuts, and that’s fascinating.’

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Big Kid: Why Johnny Depp is in No hurry to Grow Up

JOHNNY Depp is smiling. It’s a curious kind of half-smile that makes his face look even more boyish than usual. Depp was 42 a couple of weeks ago but still looks remarkably youthful – by Andy Dougan. Evening Times Online.

The immaculately trimmed beard and the dark-rimmed spectacles do nothing to make him look any older. He has just mentioned how therapeutic it is “to make an ass of yourself and be paid for it” and it is that childlike emotional availability that makes Depp the best in the business.

Ironically, despite having been recognised as the best actor of his generation for some time, Depp has only recently become a major box office star.

The runaway success of the first Pirates Of The Caribbean film made him a bankable property – the two sequels he is currently filming back to back won’t hurt either – and Charlie And The Chocolate Factory has also been a runaway hit.


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Johnny Depp tells Pete to shape up

July 27, 2005 – Ananova – Johnny Depp has reportedly told ex-fiancee Kate Moss’s on-off boyfriend Pete Doherty to get his act together. The Hollywood star, who split up with Kate in 1998, met up with the supermodel and Pete for lunch recently…

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Depp Impact

July 26, 2005 – icLiverpool – By Mark Sage, Daily Post – JOHNNY DEPP might be the most famous man who doesn’t want to be famous. But after his performances in Pirates of the Caribbean and Finding Neverland, and his latest outing as Willy Wonka in Roald Dahl’s Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, the 42-year-old is suddenly very hot property in Hollywood…

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