Report: Johnny Depp to Join Kevin Smith's Horror, "Tusk"

Posted Friday April 11, 2014 11:03 PM GMT

Making a surprise play for his upcoming movie, actor Justin Long talked to Newsday, through The Wrap, stating that Johnny Depp is rumored to appear in Kevin Smith's upcoming horror flick, "Tusk."

The news remains unconfirmed, and speculation suggests that the 50-year-old will play Guy Lapointe, a French-Canadian detective.

"Tusk" is set to release this year, and also stars Haley Joel Osment, while Kevin Smith is behind cult classics such as "Dogma" and "Clerks."

According to the synopsis, "When his best friend and podcast co-host goes missing in the backwoods of Canada, a young guy joins forces with his friend's girlfriend to search for him.

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