Johnny Depp to reunite with Burton
Johnny Depp is set to work with Tim Burton for the eighth time.
The box office topping duo, who have worked together on seven films including Alice In Wonderland, Edward Scissorhands and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street, will team up again for the big-screen incarnation of gothic vampire TV soap Dark Shadows, reported Heat Vision Blog.
Johnny, who was reportedly obsessed with the series as a child, will portray vampire Barnabas Collins, who lives in a Maine manor and is searching for his lost love.
Filming is due to start next April.
The three-time Oscar-nominated star has been filming the fourth instalment of the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise, On Stranger Tides, in London alongside Penelope Cruz.