Depp to Star in Burton's "Sweeny Todd"
LOS ANGELES - Johnny Depp is going from woozy buccaneer to murderous barber.

Depp is reuniting with director Tim Burton ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") to play the title role in a film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's musical "Sweeney Todd," about a 19th-century barber seeking bloody revenge over his wrongful imprisonment.
Somewhere, Tim Burton and Johnny Depp have an amazing dream-viewing machine, used solely for picking through my subconscious brain to find out what new project they could create to bring me joy.

That's got to be the explanation... right? They're batting 100 so far...

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