Depp wants to star in Gervais’ new sitcom

Updated: Mar 21, 2011, 19:11 PM IST

New York: Actor Johnny Depp is apparently keen to guest-star in British comedian Ricky Gervais’ new BBC sitcom.

According to, Depp is re-arranging his schedule in order to accommodate an appearance on ‘Life``s Too Short,’ reports the New York Post.

The six-episode series, written by Gervais and Stephen Merchant, will follow the life of an egomaniacal talent agent - who`s also a little person running an agency that finds work for fellow little people.

Warwick Davis stars in the series, which begins filming in England in May and is expected to air on HBO.