But will he be funny?
The legendarily elusive project has financing and soon, will have a cast
The British comedian is a Tony winner and has over 4 million Twitter followers
Chris Pine, Anna Kendrick and Emily Blunt also star in the adaptation of the Broadway musical
Luca Guadagnino is directing from a script by Dave Kajganich, while Michael Costigan is producing the film
The Stephen Sondheim adaptation will be released on December 25
Comic-Con 2014: Comedy-horror film follows podcaster who heads to Canada to interview a reclusive old man, only to wind up falling victim to his bizarre...
Johnny Depp will reprise his Oscar-nominated role as Captain Jack Sparrow for the "Kon-Tiki" directors
The actor has jammed with the band before
Amy Baer will produce the adaptation of Taylor Jenkins Reid's debut novel
Bobby Miller wrote and will direct the fantasy horror comedy, which co-stars Anjelica Huston
Another brilliant plan hatched by the business expert
Smith talks with TheWrap about Alcon and Black Label's upcoming Reese Witherspoon drama about the Lost Boys of Sudan
The untitled film about the notorious Boston gangster is scheduled for release by Warner Bros.
Scott Cooper's crime drama will mark the fourth time the veteran character actor has worked with Depp
The comedy and "How to Train Your Dragon 2," which took in $2 million Thursday, are expected to knock off "Fault in Our Stars" this...
The Wachowski siblings' latest sci-fi epic has been plagued by bad buzz
James Bobin is directing the sequel, which will co-star Sacha Baron Cohen as the villain
He will play Billy Bulger, the law-abiding brother to Johnny Depp's Whitey Bulger, in the biopic based on the Boston crime boss
"Captain America," "Heaven Is for Real" battle for 2nd. "Brick Mansions" eyes $10 million, "Quiet Ones" DOA
The company that made "The Blind Side" is "mortified" after the Johnny Depp movie stumbled at the box office
Lionsgate schedules the David Koepp-directed tale of an international art dealer for early next year
Fox's Cameron Diaz comedy kicks off a landslide of laughs at box office that won't let up until August
Fox's animated musical is heading for $200 million from abroad and so is Paramount's "Noah"
Superhero sequel crosses $200 million with third straight win as 'Rio 2' tops surging faith-based drama for second
Johnny Depp's sci-fi tale is running fourth after Friday, behind the surging faith-based family drama 'Heaven Is for Real'
The sci-fi thriller is latest misfire for the actor, who hasn't had a hit since since his Jack Sparrow days
Hint: it's not Depp
Sony's inspirational drama starring Greg Kinnear takes in $3.7 million on first day
Depp's sci-fi film, which comes after a trio of misfires, will battle sequels "Captain America," "Rio 2" and "Haunted House 2" this weekend