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Helena Bonham Carter Is Mrs. Lovett in "Sweeney Todd"

October 18, 2006 07:05:29 GMT

Helena Bonham Carter will play the diabolical meat pie-maker Mrs. Lovett in "Sweeney Todd."


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Tim Burton has booked Helena Bonham Carter to co-star with Johnny Depp in his upcoming direction "Sweeney Todd".

In the DreamWorks Studios and Warner Bros. co-production of the Stephen Sondheim musical, the actress will play the diabolical meat pie-maker Mrs. Lovett.

Of drama thriller genre, "Sweeney Todd" tells the infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barbershop down in London but who murders his customers and has them made into meat pies. John Logan wrote the screenplay.

Shooting begins in early next year for a late 2007 release, with Paramount distributing domestically for DreamWorks, and Warner Bros. handling international territories.

© AceShowbiz.com




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