News | Entertainment
22 Jul 2024 10:11
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Blondie's Debbie Harry would love to work with Johnny Depp

    Besides being the frontwoman of the 'Heart of Glass' group, the 78-year-old singer is also an actress

    Whilst the group were on hiatus, she launched her acting career, starring in the neo-noir 'Union City' (1980) and in David Cronenberg's body horror film 'Videodrome' (1983).

    She went on to land roles in John Waters's cult dance film 'Hairspray' (1988), and after releasing more albums, she was in horror film 'Body Bags' (1993), and the drama 'Heavy' (1995).

    The 'One Way or Another' hitmaker is still keen to act and has the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star at the top of her wish-list of actors she'd like to work with, admitting she has always "admired" the 61-year-old star.

    Asked who she'd like to work with onscreen, Debbie told the Metro: "Gee, that's a big question and I must say that it's probably a very long list.

    "I was just talking with one of our crew about Johnny Depp, somebody I've always admired. It's a very long list of directors and actors that I would love to work with."

    Debbie aspires to star in a "major, big picture", but she doubts it's on the cards.

    She explained: "I've not really thought of anything specific.

    "I would certainly like to do a character in a major, big picture, but I'm sure everyone else in the business would like the same thing.

    "I think that I've worked with some wonderful directors, so that's been something that I really cherish."

    She continued: "I'd like to look at it from that perspective, of not necessarily choosing a character and then waiting for it to happen or pursuing it. For me, having a strength of understanding with a director, it's very important for me."

    Depp claimed he was shunned by Hollywood after being accused of beating his ex-wife, 'Aquaman' actress Amber Heard, 38, who he later won a defamation trial against in 2022.

    Depp - who claimed the accusations against him were "fantastically, horrifically written fiction" - departed the 'Harry Potter' spin-off franchise 'Fantastic Beasts' after losing his libel case against a British newspaper in 2020.

    © 2024 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     22 Jul: Anthony Michael Hall cringes anytime he sees himself on screen
     20 Jul: Bob Newhart has died aged 94
     20 Jul: Michael Strahan's daughter Isabella is cancer free
     20 Jul: Priscilla Presley claims she has had $1 million stolen from her as part of financial abuse
     20 Jul: Catherine, Princess of Wales has hailed the "power of nature" in helping "wellbeing"
     20 Jul: Sam Smith was left unable to walk after a skiing injury that led to the singer being taken off a slope in a "blood bag"
     20 Jul: Johnny Depp and Will Smith have reportedly struck up a bromance
     Top Stories

    No preference of opponent for the Mystics in the elimination final of netball's ANZ Premiership More...

    Another high-end hospitality offering is calling it quits More...

     Today's News

    Rugby League:
    The Cowboys have secured a 20-18 home win over the Bulldogs that has boosted their NRL final hopes 10:07

    Health & Safety:
    Navigating NZ’s health system can be so hard some migrant mothers travel home for medical help 10:07

    When do the Summer Olympics start? What you need to know ahead of Paris 2024 10:07

    Another high-end hospitality offering is calling it quits 9:57

    Tadej Pogacar has become the first cyclist to achieve the Giro d'Italia-Tour de France grand tour double since 1998 9:47

    Anthony Michael Hall cringes anytime he sees himself on screen 9:44

    Law and Order:
    Christchurch Police are raising the alarm, with a 12-year-old girl missing for 11 days 9:37

    Who were the first Africans at the Olympics? The disturbing story of two 1904 marathon runners 9:27

    How do the Democrats replace Joe Biden as their presidential candidate in the US election? 9:27

    Plagiarism is a growing risk for schools as AI works its way into the classroom 9:27

     News Search

    Power Search

    © 2024 New Zealand City Ltd