Johnny Depp Reveals Steven Tyler Collaboration

Tue, 10 May 2011 16:04:03 ET

Johnny Depp Reveals Steven Tyler Collaboration
Johnny Depp says writing music with Steven Tyler is a 'dream come true'.
is writing music with .

The "" actor - who has previously played guitar on tracks by and Shane McGowan - has struck up a friendship with the rocker and says their collaboration is a "dream come true".

He told US TV show "Extra", "We've been hanging out here and there. He's someone I've admired greatly for such a long time. The idea of writing songs with him is a dream come true."

Steven recently admitted he would love to see Johnny play him in a movie of his life and the 47-year-old actor would jump at the chance to portray the rocker.

He said, "I would give it a shot, why not."

Meanwhile, Johnny - who reprises his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" - has admitted he was pleased guitarist agreed to return to the franchise as Captain Teague - because spending time with the legendary musician makes him feel like he is in a rock band.

He said, "To be able to bring him back into the 'Pirates' fold, where he most certainly belongs, was a gas."

"Just spending a couple days sharing a trailer, it was as close, I suppose, as being in a rock 'n' roll band with him as you can get."



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