Johnny Depp has reportedly been chosen to play the
Wizard of Oz
. The 47-year-old is lined up for the lead role in upcoming movie
Oz, The Great And Powerful
— a movie about the wizard’s early years.
Depp will replace Robert Downey Junior, 45, who was been chose before him. “Johnny is in pole position to play the Wizard. He’s a huge fan of the original
Wizard Of Oz
film so it will be a dream role for him to finally play,” the
quoted a close pal as saying.