Johnny Depp got an up-close look at a museum exhibit dedicated to his frequent collaborator Tim Burton.

Depp, 60, shared a photo of himself posing at the touring World of Tim Burton exhibit, currently at the National Museum of Cinema at the Mole Antonelliana in Torino, Italy, writing on his Instagram Story, “Thank you for having me.”

The movie museum shared photos from the recent visit on Instagram and wrote in the caption (roughly translated to English): “Now we can tell you: on the occasion of his short stay in Turin, yesterday we had the honor of hosting Johnny Depp for a private visit to the exhibition.”

“… Depp immersed himself in the Burtonian imagination and was excited to see, among the treasures on display, the letter in which Tim Burton proposed some modifications to his jokes in the film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, so much that I want to take a picture and send it to the director, companion of thousands of unforgettable stories.”

“The great actor could only end his visit at the top of the Mole, aboard our panoramic lift — so similar, in his opinion, to Willy Wonka’s glass one.”

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In addition to 2005’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Depp has worked with director Burton, 65, on several films over the years, starting with 1990’s Edward Scissorhands.

Some others include Alice in Wonderland, Dark Shadows, Corpse Bride and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

When Burton was given the Lumière lifetime achievement award at the Lumière Film Festival in 2022, he said of his collaborations with Depp, according to Variety, “I connected with him when I met him for Edward Scissorhands. He was similar to me, kind of suburban white trash. It was not even a verbal understanding.”

“It was something I could feel,” Burton continued at the time. “He liked the characters. He was interested in acting for the art of it, not the business of it.

It was exciting to see somebody play different things, the idea of this transformation from film to film always excited me.”

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