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Johnny Depp's thinking about early retirement

IANS  Los Angeles, March 18, 2014
First Published: 17:46 IST(18/3/2014) | Last Updated: 18:22 IST(18/3/2014)

Actor Johnny Depp recently turned 50 and says that he doesn't see himself continuing acting in the future.

Depp's next is Transcendence and he will be seen playing Dr Will Caster, a scientist, in the field of artificial intelligence in the sci-fi movie which is Wally Pfister's first directorial venture, said a statement.

Pfister has been the cinematographer of all previous Christopher Nolan movies, including The Dark Knight trilogy and Inception.

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In a recent interview with Rolling Stones magazine, the actor who is looking to settle down with fiancé Amber Heard, said, "I'm kicking 50 right up the a**. I can't say that I'd want to be doing this for another 10 years."

When asked about what prompted his thoughts on an early retirement, the actor elaborated, "At a certain point, just take it down to the bare minimum and concentrate on, I guess, living life; really living life. And going somewhere where you don't have to be on the run, or sneak in through the kitchen or the underground labyrinth of the hotel."

The actor, who will be seen with Morgan Freeman, Rebecca Hall and Kate Mara in Transcendence, is yet to sign any new projects.

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