Laura Michelle Kelly Joins Cast of Burton’s ‘Sweeney Todd’

Laura Michelle Kelly has joined the cast of Tim Burton’s Sweeney Todd to play Lucy Barker, according to various sources. She will join Johnny Depp, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter and Alan Rickman in the film, which is now in pre-production. 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.