Johnny Depp has a personal DJ on the set of his movies beaming music into his ears while he works - a technique which helps him get into character.

The Pirates Of The Caribbean: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL star - who is also a part-time musician - relies on music to create the feel of a role.

Actress Sophia Myles, who starred with Depp in From Hell, explains, "Johnny has his own personal DJ who beams him music from the side of the set.

"He has a tiny earpiece in one ear and an aerial that he wears around his neck like a lucky charm.

"All those scenes you saw him play in Pirates of The Caribbean, he probably had some kind of sea shanty sing-along blasting in his ears the whole time for inspiration."

16/04/2004 13:34