Johnny Depp has his eye on a gender-bending movie role - he would love to portray singer/actress Carol Channing in a biopic.

The character actor has regularly donned a series of bizarre outfits for his films, and even dressed up as a woman for his starring part in 1994 comedy Ed Wood. And he's determined to go even further with a future role - by playing 88-year-old Channing.

He says, "My dream role would be to play musical legend Carol Channing in a biopic of her life. I love her, I really do, she's amazing. With all the digital technology these days, I could probably pull it off!"

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