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Johnny Depp, Edgar Wright and Neil Gaiman collab means God exists

Johnny Depp is in talks to collaborate with Shaun of the Dead director Edgar Wright’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s time travel fantasy Fortunately, The Milk.

hollywood Updated: Oct 25, 2015 14:52 IST
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Johnny Depp is in talks to star in Edgar Wright’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Fortunately, The Milk.

Johnny Depp is in talks to team up with Shaun of the Dead director Edgar Wright in a feature film adaptation of Sandman writer Neil Gaiman’s time-travel tale Fortunately, the Milk.

The Lego Movie makers, Animal Logic Entertainment, is producing the live-action/animation hybrid to be directed by Edgar Wright, reported Variety.

Bret McKenzie, is writing the script based on the children’s book published in September, 2014.

Depp, 52, who was last seen in Black Mass essaying the role of Whitey Bulger, is expected to play the character of father from the book.

The story is told from the point of a view of a young boy and his sister, who listen as their father recounts the story of exactly what happened when he stepped out briefly to purchase some milk.

Acclaimed author Neil Gaiman is famous for his novel American Gods and his work on the comic book Sandman. (Shutterstock)