Skulduggery Pleasant

(2013)

Set in contemporary Dublin, "Skulduggery Pleasant" is about a wise-cracking skeleton detective and his young female accomplish, who together try to stop the return of the evil Faceless Ones.

Johnny Depp Is ‘Skulduggery Pleasant’ [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Author Derek Landy himself updated his blog today and said that no movie deal has been made for Skulduggery Pleasant. Here's the author's post:"Sorry for the title of this post, I just wanted to make sure that none of you start believing a story that's been reported in the papers saying that Johnny Depp is going to play Skulduggery. This is, to say the least, not true. The movie rights are back with me for the moment- meaning they aren't attached to any studio. Basically, I'm far too busy with Book 6 to even consider a Skulduggery movie right now. But who knows when I'll have news for you?

Both Contact Music and The Sun are reporting that Johnny Depp is set to star in Skulduggery Pleasant, an adaptation of the popular Derek Landy fantasy novel series of the same name.

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