Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Johnny Depp in H.R.Pufnstuf Adaption?!?

Sid and Marty Krofft Eyeing Johnny Depp For ‘H.R. Pufnstuf’ Adaptation


After wandering in the entertainment industry wilderness for years, Sid and Marty Krofft are set to emerge with a higher profile than they’ve ever had, as Will Ferrell introduces the world to his big budget adaptation of the Krofft’s trippy 70s TV thrillride, “Land of the Lost.” There’s no time for the septuagenarian brothers to rest however, because they’re now ramping up another adaptation of one of their vintage Saturday morning kids show: “H.R. Pufnstuf.”

If the Kroffts play their cards right, Johnny Depp — who’s played beloved children’s book characters like Willy Wonka in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and the Mad Hatter in the upcoming “Alice in Wonderland” — will portray Witchiepoo.

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