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Tim Burton: Depp Won’t Don Mantights

HANGIN’ LOOSE Depp(Photo: Getty Images)

Sorry Johnny Depp fans … you won’t be seeing the star in tights anytime soon. Despite Internet rumors that crazy-haired director Tim Burton has tapped Depp for a ballet flick, Burton cleared up any misconceptions at Monday’s Sweeny Todd premiere.

“There’s no truth to that. But I did read that rumor on the Internet,” Burton told reporters at the Ziegfield Theater. “I guess once people read anything on the ‘Net, they assume it’s true, right?”