Paramount and DreamWorks have set December 21st on Tim Burton's musical Sweeney Todd in a limited domestic run.

The film, starring Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter, goes wide in the U.S. on January 11th. Variety says the bigscreen adaptation is of the Stephen Sondheim musical; it's currently shooting at Pinewood Studios just outside London. Sacha Baron Cohen, Alan Rickman, Laura Michelle Kelly and Jayne Wisener also star.

John Logan wrote the script for Sweeney Todd.