Carter Lands Killer 'Sweeney Todd' Role
Carter, who just happens to be Burton's wife and frequent collaborator, will fill
For those unfamiliar with the classic Stephen Sondheim musical, Mrs. Lovett is the murderous friend and accomplice of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (
Depp and Carter are the only confirmed members of the "Sweeney Todd" cast, though there have been rampant rumors that "Borat" leading man Sacha Baron Cohen might play Signor Adolfo Pirelli, the Demon Barber's hair-cutting rival.
Burton will begin production on "Sweeney Todd" early next year, with a late 2007 release date in the tentative plans.
Carter just completed a small role in "