Depp for Alice In Wonderland?
Depp is a long-time favourite of Burton's, having appeared in six of his films including Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood and last year's Sweeney Todd.
Burton recently cast the relatively unknown Australian actress Mia Wasikowska as Alice in his adaptation of the Lewis Caroll classic.
According to the Sun, the eccentric director has now signed up the Pirates Of The Caribbean star for the new movie which will be shown in Disney Digital 3-D.
"Tim has had designs on Alice In Wonderland since before he was famous," said a source close to the director.
"He's held out on doing Alice till he got a big enough budget. Now this film is financed by Disney so money won't be a problem."
Alice In Wonderland is scheduled to hit the big screen in 2010.
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