Johnny Depp in talks to join thriller The Tourist

Johnny Depp is in talks to play the male lead in spy movie The Tourist.

The film, which will star in Angelina Jolie,is centres on an Interpol agent who manipulates an American tourist to out a known criminal.

Harry Potter helmer Alfonso Cuaron is in discussions to direct the project.

Tom Cruise, Charlize Theron and Sam Worthington have previously been attached to the movie, which is based on 2005 French film Anthony Zimmer.