johnny-depp.org got a fanlisting

Today something historical happened:
NalaMarie <3 created a fanlisting for this site – for johnny-depp.org.
And I was completely clueless and saw it this morning in the board of
thefanlistings.org under brand new fanlistings and was – postitively –
freaking out. Isn’t that sooooo cute from her”” And I am totally
excited.
She was really so kind to apply for a jdorg fanlisting.
Wow!

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Depp gains fresh respect for animated films

TORONTO — Johnny Depp really had no intention of being in our faces this fall, not that all that many people would mind – Terry Lawson for Detroit Free Press.

After nearly two decades of mostly fine performances in what might have been considered specialized movies had not the actor’s presence made fans line up to see them, Depp, 42, almost accidentally became a box-office magnet with his portrayal of pithy pirate Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean” and a taciturn Willy Wonka in Tim Burton’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”

More Depp is now about to be served.

“Corpse Bride,” the animated film codirected by Tim Burton with Mike Johnson and starring Depp’s voice, opens nationwide today.

Depp gives voice to Tim Burton’s fantasy world in new flick

With the kind of buzz that makes Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride already a favorite for this year’s Oscars, odds are that Johnny Depp will field two consecutive hits – By Stephen Schaefer for the Boston Herald.

Yet Depp’s cheerful demeanor has nothing to do with box office. As the 42-year-old took a break from his nearly yearlong filming of two Pirates of the Caribbean sequels, he’s learned to find joy in other things, such as raising his two children.

It was only last month that he finally asked his longtime agent how his last teaming with Burton, this summer’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, was doing.

Depp’s agent wasn’t thunderstruck. She must know her client keeps his head in the clouds, or at least far from the box-office charts. Charlie crossed the $200 million mark domestically, the official designation of a blockbuster. Its worldwide gross is more than $350 million, making it second only to Pirates as Depp’s most popular picture.

Still, Depp asked, “Well, is that good?”

Corpse Bride – My wife and my dead wife

If Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn are the ringleaders of Hollywood’s “frat pack,” then Johnny Depp and Tim Burton head up another of Tinseltown U’s cliques: the artsy, quiet intellectual types that can be seen digging through the racks at the local secondhand shop while sipping javas – BY JULIE WOHLBERG on Boise Weekly.com

Where Vaughn and Wilson’s team cornered the market on blockbuster, slapstick comedies, Depp and Burton have mastered the modern cult film–starting with 1991’s Edward Scissorhands and leaving their marks on the last 15 years of cinema with films like Ed Wood, Sleepy Hollow and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Now, they have unveiled Corpse Bride, an homage to Burton’s 1993 film, The Nightmare Before Christmas.

“It was very exciting,” commented Depp of his experience in voice-over. “It’s all very new to me, you know? It’s an interesting and fascinating process. There’s something very pure about it being from the page, into the air, and onto the recording machine. You have that and you combine that with doing scenes where they’re going to mesh these voices together, but you’re doing a scene with people you’ve never even met before, which is slightly absurd but kinda great.”

IFTA Best Actor nominees announced

The nominees for the Best International Actor award in the People’s Choice categories at this year’s Irish Film and Television Awards have been announced.

The four nominees are: Christian Bale for ‘Batman Begins’, Johnny Depp for ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory‘, Brad Pitt for ‘Mr & Mrs Smith’ and Mickey Rourke for ‘Sin City’.

The public can vote for the four nominees at:
www.ifta.ie/peopleschoice/internationalactor.htm.

The Irish Film and Television Awards take place in Dublin on 5 November and will be shown on RT

Layout changes and new skin

Yesterday I added one new skin to the site and edited the existing two
skins a little bit. Additionally I am trying to validate the whole site
xhtml transitional.
If there are still sites not fitting with the new layout -> they will,
soon. I could not yet go through all the individual sites yet.

Bride Gets Highest Per-Screen Average

Source: Warner Bros. Pictures – September 20, 2005

Warner Bros. Pictures’ stop-motion animated fantasy, Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride opened in limited release this weekend to the year’s highest per-screen averages, earning $77,016 per screen. The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

The film was released in five total venues in Toronto, New York and Los Angeles, and earned $385,078 in its first three days. It will open wide on Friday, September 23, throughout the United States and Canada.

‘Corpse Bride’s’ Johnny Depp is a man of character

LOS ANGELES – Who exactly is Johnny Depp? Kids today know the actor for his colorful, Halloween-ready characters such as swaggering pirate Jack Sparrow, eccentric confectioner Willy Wonka and now as the gothic groom with cold feet named Victor – By Hanh Nguyen for the Star Online.

In his latest guise, Depp gives voice to the stop-motion animated puppet hero in Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride. While filming Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for Burton, Depp was called upon to create Victor on short notice. After shooting a scene earlier in the day as Wonka, the actor rushed over to the Corpse Bride recording studio where he cobbled together a persona based on a 15-minute grilling session with Burton.

“(Victor) was born in that little bit of time, and I didn’t hear him for the first time until … they were recording,” explains Depp. “So the preparation for this, I was remiss basically. I should be flogged.”

Depp favourite for top actor accolade

Hollywood actor Johnny Depp is hot favourite to scoop a prestigious Irish film award after his wacky portrayal of on-screen favourite Willy Wonka, bookies predicted today – Irish Examiner.com.

Boylesports said Depp was in the lead at 11/8 to win the Avica Best International Actor Award at the Irish Film and Television Awards after his box-office hit Charlie and the Chocolate Factory wowed Irish audiences.

The category is one of the People’s Choice Categories in the glitzy Irish awards which will be voted for by the public.

Aine Moriarty, the chief executive of the Irish Film and Television Network, which organises the awards, said: “Following on from the success of the awards in 2004, this year’s awards ceremony promises to be a highly prestigious and glamorous event with a host of film stars, TV personalities, directors, producers and distinguished guests in attendance to celebrate the undisputed talent that exists within the film and television industries in Ireland and around the globe.”

DEPP LAMENTS LOST RICHARDS ROLE

Contact Music – JOHNNY DEPP has missed out on the chance to star alongside ROLLING STONE KEITH RICHARDS, because the rocker’s schedule is too busy.

The CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY star had been looking forward to Richards making a cameo appearance as his dad in 2006’s PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN’S CHEST.

Depp says, ” It doesn’t look like it will happen now. Keith is on tour so it’s hard to fit into the timeframe we’re working to.”