Johnny Depp, Steven Tyler Writing Song Together

9:23 PM PST 05/10/2011 by THR staff
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"The idea of writing songs with him is a dream come true," says the star of "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides."

Johnny Depp is writing a song with Steven Tyler.

Depp told Extra at the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides premiere that he and the American Idol judge are collaborating on a tune.

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"We've been hanging out here and there," Depp said. "He's someone I've admired greatly for such a long time. The idea of writing songs with him is a dream come true."

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Tyler -- just published his autobiography, Does The Noise in My Head Bother You?: A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir -- also recently revealed that he would want Depp to play him in a movie.

Pirates, which had its premiere Saturday at Disneyland, opens in theaters May 20.

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