Los Angeles: Actor Johnny Depp is in early negotiations with Fox to produce and star in Neil Gaiman’s time-travel tale “Fortunately, the Milk” with Edgar Wright directing.
 
Australia-based Animal Logic Entertainment, best known for “The Lego Movie,” is producing the live-action and animation hybrid. Zareh Nalbandian from Animal Logic Entertainment is the producer, reports variety.com.
 
Bret McKenzie, half of the Flight of the Conchords duo, is writing the script, based on Gaiman’s children’s book. “Fortunately, the Milk” was published in September, 2014 and is narrated by a child.