Johnny Depp`s Captain Sparrow to become an action figure

Last Updated: Mar 10, 2011, 13:05 PM IST

London: Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Depp`s iconic character Jack Sparrow from the superhit `Pirates of the Caribbean` franchise, has been converted into a action figure.

Toy company Lego has created a model of the actor in his pirate uniform for a new computer game based on the hit fantasy series, reported Sun online.

It will be released at the same time as the film series` next installment, `On Stranger Tides`, in May.

There will also be a 3D version of the game available for the Nintendo DS.

The dreadlocked pirate is the protagonist of the blockbuster franchise and Depp had based his characterization on `The Rolling Stones` guitarist Keith Richards.

PTI