Steven Tyler Wants Johnny Depp to Play Him on the Big Screen

11:58 AM PST 05/03/2011 by THR staff
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The rocker - who just released his autobiography, "Does The Noise in My Head Bother You? - reveals which actor would do him justice.

American Idol judge Steven Tyler just published his autobiography, "Does The Noise in My Head Bother You?: A Rock 'n' Roll Memoir.”

So who would the Aerosmith frontman cast to play him in a movie?

“Oh, probably Johnny Depp,” he tells Billboard. “I've been hanging out with him lately; we're planning on writing a song together. He asked me, he said, "I want you to come over" -- he's got a studio here in L.A. -- "and see if I'm playing 'Seasons of Wither' right." I said, "Y'know what, Johnny? No matter how you play it, it's gonna be right. It's a beautiful thing."

As for his decision to write a tell-all, Tyler says, "I've got so much to talk about and let people know what's going on and what the life has been like for the last 40 years of Aerosmith -- and how possibly, pray tell, does someone wind up like you, Steven? If I've heard it once, I've heard it a million times. So why not a little tip of the hat to what's going on and my kids and growing up as I did, and share with the world pictures of my mother and father? Why not share with the world the way it is and tell them my feelings about my cat, and how I played with my kids, and how addicted to Christmas time I am, and the smell of pine needles and hearing my kids laugh. I don't think people know that side. They just read about the greasy, grimy gopher guts side of Aerosmith."

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