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Johnny Depp, the best known original cast member of the 21 Jump Street TV series, will make a cameo in its forthcoming film adaptation, reports.

Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are set to star in the movie version of the series that ran from 1987 to 1991.

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Depp played Officer Tom Hanson in the TV show, which co-starred Holly Robinson Peete (now a co-host of The Talk).

Ice Cube, Brie Larson and Rob Riggle have also been cast in the film, which is being directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs). It's due in theaters March 16, 2012.