Johnny Depp has played a pirate, a talking lizard, a demon barber, Ichabod Crane, Ed Wood, Don Juan, Willy Wonka, The Mad Hatter, Edward Scissorhands.
Oh, and he made his debut in Nightmare On Elm Street.
Now he’s taking on a role more versatile than any, a vampire. Everyone in Hollywood from Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise to Gary Oldman, Kiefer Sutherland and Kate Beckinsale have filled those bloodsucking shoes.
The latest is Depp in the eerie 70’s comedy Dark Shadows. At the London premiere he took a shot at one of the most lusted after vamps of recent years, Robert Pattinson.
“There’s room for two vampires on this block – as long as he remembers I am the Alpha Vampire,” he told US Weekly reporters.
I agree that almost any supernatural creature would win a dominance battle against R-Patz but this might be a close one. Oh wait, I know the result, I’ve seen pictures…