By Bad Seed
Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Johnny Depp plays Sweeney Todd, a barber in Victorian London who embarks on a murderous plan of revenge against the corrupt judge who ruined his life.
ACADEMY AWARDS HISTORY
This is the third Academy Award nomination for Johnny Depp. He was previously nominated for:
* FINDING NEVERLAND (2004) -- Nominee, Actor in a Leading Role
* PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL (2003) -- Nominee, Actor in a Leading Role
In nineteenth-century London, barber Sweeney Todd seeks revenge on the corrupt judge who had him falsely arrested and sent to Australia in an attempt to steal Sweeney's wife. When his plan to kill the judge goes awry, Sweeney begins to murder his clients indiscriminately, with the help of his neighbor, Mrs. Lovett, who disposes of his victims by baking them into meat pies.