Category: Appearances

Johnny Visiting Japan Sept. 3 – 5

Johnny Depp’s many Japanese fans received the best possible news in their morning papers–word that Johnny will be visiting Japan to promote the opening of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. Johnny is scheduled to arrive on Saturday, September 3rd. He will do a press day in Tokyo with Tim Burton on September 4th, and will walk the red carpet for the Japanese premiere of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on September 5th. Johnny has visited Japan once before, to promote DEAD MAN, but that was ten years ago–Deppheads have been waiting a very long time for a return visit. Our thanks to johnny and Charlotte Depp for this information.

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Security will be tight at Thompson memorial

Aug. 17, 2005 – ASPEN, Colo. – Associated Press – Authorities are preparing to make sure fans and curiosity seekers don’t crash an elaborate memorial planned this weekend for late writer Hunter S. Thompson. Guests at the invitation-only event will include Thompson’s longtime illustrator, Ralph Steadman, and actors Sean Penn and Johnny Depp.

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Depp, Travolta, Mary Poppins in line for Disney launch

Aug 3, 2005 – Yahoo News – HONG KONG (AFP) – Hollywood heart-throbs Johnny Depp and John Travolta will reportedly join singer Julie Andrews to help launch Disneyland’s new theme park in Hong Kong next month. Andrews famously played “Mary Poppins” in the classic children’s fantasy movie of the same name. Depp, starred in Disney films “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Finding Neverland”, and Travolta featured in 1998’s Oscar-nominated “A Civil Action”…

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Johnny buys the whole pub a round

July 19, 2005 – Tonight – Johnny Depp shocked fellow drinkers in a London pub by buying them all a drink. The actor – in the capital for the UK premiere of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory – bought a round for more than 50 members of the public when he stopped into Waxy O’ Connors near the capital’s Leicester Square…

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Now Playing: Giant Lollies mark London’s Premiere

July 17, 2005 – BBC NEWS – Emma Jones interviews Johnny Depp on his approach to playing Willy Wonka in the new film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Depp said, “There are so many levels, you want to be true to the author’s intent; you want to be true to the director’s vision; you want to be true to yourself, in some ways you want to take the character–and at the same time, I’m trying to imagine what Roald Dahl might have wanted to see in a character like Wonka today.” To view video click here.

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Hollywood hunk JOHNNY DEPP bought drinks for an entire London pub yesterday (18JUL05) …when he paid a surprise visit to famous Leicester Square pub, Waxy O’Connors, and quenched the thirst of more than 50 tourists and Londoners.

This is an article excerpt. To read the entire article, please visit the ContactMusic website.

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