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Edgar Wright and Johnny Depp team for Disney’s The Night Stalker

22 February 2012

Shaun of the Dead and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World director Edgar Wright is set to team up with Johnny Depp in the Disney remake of 70's TV movies The Night Stalker.

Depp will serve as producer alongside Christi Dembrowski in the film that will see Depp take on the role of tabloid reporter Carl Kolchak who keeps encountering supernatural beings such as zombies, vampires, werewolves and aliens.

Wright last brought Scott Pilgrim vs. the World to the big screen and is set to direct Marvel's Ant-Man which is slated for a 2014 release.

Depp will next be seen in Tim Burton's Dark Shadows opposite Eva Green, Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter which opens in UK cinemas on May 11.

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