Tim Burton’s ‘Sweeney Todd’ Gets Holiday Release!

DreamWorks has given Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street a December 21, 2007 release date, with Johnny Depp, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Laura Michelle Kelly, Christopher Lee, Timothy Spall and Anthony Stewart Head attached to star. Directed by Tim Burton, Stephen Sondheim musical thriller revolves around Benjamin Barker alias Sweeney Todd, (Depp) who returns to London after being deported to find out what happened to his wife and child at the hands of Judge Turpin. When he learns of their terrible fate he joins fortunes with Mrs. Nellie Lovett, the baker downstairs from his barbershop, and sets out to seek revenge.