Johnny Depp wants to play Cantinflas, declared himself a fan of the actor

It was through an interview with Cantinflas' grandson that Johnny Depp would like to play Mario Moreno "Cantinflas" in a movie.

Beyond the success he had in Mexico Many people who had the pleasure of learning about his work also became fans of the comedy actor.

Cantinflas is an icon in the history of the latin cinema for the humor he handled was innocent to a certain extent and with certain roguish touches but without going overboard.

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The actor's grandson was filming a documentary for two Spanish artists, the sculptor and painter Domingo Zapata and the actor Jordi Mollá, the latter is a good friend of the interpreter of Captain Sparrow Johnny Depp who was in the same place where they filmed the documentary.

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Mollá approached his friend and indicated who he was, first asked him if I knew CantinflasHe introduced them and they talked for a while when he discovered Depp's intentions for the future if the opportunity presented itself.

Depp indicated that he would like to question CantinflasThe histrion's grandson was surprised to learn that Johnny knew more than his grandfather's own nickname but also part of his life and work.

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"He told me how he knows the figure of 'Cantinflas', that whenever he has moments to relax or go on a trip he likes Mexican beaches a lot, so every time he came to Mexico and turned on television, he always saw this character in different movies", he claimed.

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Despite not speaking Spanish very well, when he continuously saw his films, he realized how it is that feelings cross the screen, and in the case of Johnny who has repeatedly made comic characters, he knows how it is that laughter is something extremely powerful.

"He told me when my grandfather won the Golden Globes for Around the World in 80 days and he beat Marlon Brando and he knew it, or when my grandfather presented at Los Óscares," said the young man.

Later in an event later he affirmed his intentions to interpret it "He says 'yes, that movie someday they do it in English, you have an actor', we were talking more, he gave me his card and we were talking with his agent," he said.

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