He's one star with no hang-ups, someone who doesn't fancy himself as being one. But nevertheless he is one in his
He is Johnny Depp, christened as the new King of Hollywood after Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the
Black Pearl passed the magical 408 million dollar mark at the box office. But he remains as humble as ever oblivious of his
"I never wanted to build a movie-star career. "I don't even understand that kind of thinking. If
anything, mine has been a career of failures. I think I'm getting all this attention right now because people feel sorry for
me. I'm an underdog. Other actors look at me and think, 'That poor bastard is still hacking away at it'," The Daily Telegraph
quotes him as saying.
Depp's latest film is the Stephen King-inspired thriller Secret Window. He plays a tormented
writer living in an isolated cabin fighting writer's block and assorted demons.
"I am glad I did every single role,
My career was never about commercial success. I was in it for the long haul. I decided early on to be patient and wait for
the roles that interested me, not the roles that would advance my career. I never wanted to be remembered for being a star.
It wasn't that I was rejecting Hollywood; I was rejecting the idea of being a product," he added. (ANI)