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Johnny Depp sang in a musical

December 3 2007
18:31

Coming soon will hire a musical adaptation of Stephen Sondheim, "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber." Painting took director Tim Burton in collaboration with Johnny Depp. Tape tells the story of wrongly convicted man who desired to take revenge on cruel judge. Screenwriter John Logan has reduced the three-hour musical to a 2-hour film version. Some of the songs had to be cut, and did some clean. Barton tried to give equal attention and vocals and acting.

All vocal musical Depp at the urging of Burton had to sing himself. 44-year-old star of "Pirates of the Caribbean confessed that he had never sung, so it was very hard.

The plot of the movie is based on a novel by Hugh Weller of Sweeney Todd, bloodthirsty maniac - killer avenging the death of his wife. The picture tells us about who lived in Laudon hairdresser Benjamin Barker. Judge Turpin (Alan Rickman), attracted by beauty Bareka wife made against him false charges and sent to penal servitude, to learn without the interference of his wife. Unable to stand the shame, the woman poisoned with arsenic. However, the barber manage to survive and escape from prison. He returns to his hometown with the idea of revenge on the judge, suddenly deprived of it all. Taking a name for himself Sweeney Todd, he opens a barber shop again, but now not far from each client to survive after her visit. Todd's accomplice is in love with him Miss Lovett, played by the director's girlfriend Helena Bonham Carter. She grinds his victims and prepare them for meat pies, which are then sold to unsuspecting people. Star of "Borat's" Sacha Baron Cohen plays the role of Adolfo Pirelli, Todd threatens to reveal his terrible secret.

In the U.S., tape will be released on December 21.

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