Paul Bettany’s daughter calls Depp ‘Uncle Fun’

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London, Jan 23 (IANS) Actor Paul Bettany says his daughter calls his co-star Johnny Depp “Uncle Fun.”

Bettany and Depp will next seen in the action comedy “Mortdecai”, which will release Jan 23 in US.

The duo has worked together in “The Tourist” and “Transcendence” in recent years, and it seems Bettany’s three-year-old daughter Agnes has become fond of Depp.

Speaking at a press conference here to promote the film, Paul said: “She calls him Uncle Fun.”

Depp, who splashed out $3.6 million on his own Caribbean island in 2004, joked: “Many people do.”

Bettany added: “If you’re wondering why my children call him Uncle Fun it’s because he has a f***ing island.”

Depp replied: “Which is indeed fun!”

Bettany, who also has step-son Kai, 17, and 11-year-old son Stellan, also revealed that Agnes inspired him to create a comic moment in the movie, which sees Depp play debonair art dealer Charlie Mortdecai.

He added: “I’m carrying Johnny up the escalators because he’s drunk in the film and he says ‘Uppy uppy’.

“That’s because my daughter Agnes, we were on holiday together and she kept walking up to Johnny and going, ‘Uppy uppy’. “

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