By Dan Snierson
July 11, 2012 at 11:24 PM EDT
Fox; Firooz Zahedi/Fox
type
  • TV Show
Network
Genre

Johnny Depp is going to be a real cut-up on Family Guy: The film star will return to his role from Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands in an upcoming episode of the animated Fox comedy, EW has learned.

In a brief cameo, Depp voices Edward in one of the show’s cutaway gags. It did take a second for the actor — who watches the show with his kids — to get back into that vulnerable character from two decades ago, though. “When he was in the booth, he said that he felt like he hadn’t done that voice since he did it in front of the camera,” notes Family Guy executive producer Mark Hentemann. “He was able to snap right back into Edward Scissorhands once we pulled up a clip from the movie.” Adds Hentemann: “He was amazing — and demonstrated extraordinary patience with all the fawning women in our office who swarmed him.”

Family Guy returns for season 11 on Sept. 30.

(Twitter: @dansnierson)

Read more:

‘Family Guy’: Kellan Lutz of ‘Twilight’ to play Meg’s crush — EXCLUSIVE

Comic-Con posters for Seth MacFarlane’s shows revealed — FIRST LOOK

type
  • TV Show
Genre
Premiere
  • 01/31/99-02/14/02
Status
  • In Season
Performers
Network
Complete Coverage
Advertisement

Comments



EDIT POST