Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp is teaming up with quirky director Wes Anderson for a new movie.

The Pirates of the Caribbean star has signed on to appear in The Grand Budapest Hotel - Fantastic Mr Fox filmmaker's first European project.

Anderson will write and direct the movie, and he is hoping to recruit Jude Law and Angela Lansbury for the all-star film.

He is also expected to reunite with frequent collaborators Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe and Edward Norton, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Further details about the movie's plot have yet to be released.