14 January 2013 8:30 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

With his production company Infinitum Nihil, Johnny Depp has been tackling a string of ambitious adaptations, from Martin Scorsese's 3D spectacle Hugo, to Bruce Robinson's zany The Rum Diary, Tim Burton's outlandish Dark Shadows, and Gore Verbinski's forthcoming The Lone Ranger. With the latest of these finally wrapped, Depp is and company are moving forward on an adaptation of Myron Levoy's 1987 Ya novel The Magic Hat of Mortimer Wintergreen, which focuses on the misadventures Wintergreen and a brother-sister pair of runaways have thanks to his magical hat with a mind of its own. THR reports the family-friendly adventure picture produced by Infinitum Nihil, Wild Things Productions and Warner Bros will be penned by English screenwriter Jack Thorne. Best-known for writing several episodes of the scintillating and celebrated UK teen drama Skins, Thorne has also scripted the recently wrapped adaptation of Nick Hornby's A Long Way Down, »

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