Depp is a rock star July 8, 2010 Johnny Depp joins Sonny Boy… Johnny Depp will reportedly play a rock star in upcoming road movie Sonny Boy. The film will see Depp’s character score a hit with a cover of an old song. He then embarks on a mission to find the record’s original writer. The star plays guitar and currently performs with British band Babybird. He previously contributed to the Oasis song ‘Fade In-Out’, as well as to the soundtracks for Chocolat and Once Upon a Time in Mexico.