It seems the world will never know what kind of outlandishly eccentric outfit Johnny Depp and Wes Anderson would have come up with. But I bet it would have involved neckwear.
Though Depp's casting was once listed alongside the recently-confirmed casting of Bill Murray and Angela Lansbury in Wes Anderson's upcoming The Grand Budapest Hotel, the director just told the Huffington Post otherwise, saying:
"No. There's a lot of... You know, the Internet has a way of announcing things on its own [laughs]. You will find that even though I'm very aware of the cast that has been announced on its own devices, you'll never find me saying who's in the movie. Or, as far as I know, anybody else. I really don't know where it all comes from. In fact, Johnny is somebody who I would love to work with at some point, but he's not going to be in this movie. But I actually have not put the cast out -- I have not announced the cast. We have quite a great cast."
Anderson then immediately went against his pledge to never be found saying who's in the movie, admitting (after some provocation), "Bill is in it. Bill is in it." But then, of course Bill Murray is in it. So is some dramatic slow-motion.