Johnny Depp He played many roles, but never Moonman… and all of that will change at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards with a planned surprise appearance from the movie star.
VMA production sources tell TMZ… that Depp’s has been in talks with show producers to wear the network’s famous Moonman costume — recently dubbed Moonperson — and show his face at one point during the August 28 broadcast of the awards show.
Depp has won 5 MTV Movie Awards over the years, including Best Male Performance, Best Villain, Global Superstar, and Generation Award in 2012.
The surprise appearance comes on the heels of the recent announcement of Johnny’s return to the cinema as well as his new deal with Dior. The TMZ brand signed the story, and Depp signed the multi-year, 7-figure stretch Continue to be the face From the Sauvage perfume line.
It’s unclear if he’ll also take some hardware from the show home a week later on Sunday, but based on what we’ve seen surrounding public opinion …he will surely get a standing ovation.