Well, that was quick!

Just a little over a week after learning that a Johnny Depp cameo was in the works for the big-screen version of 21 Jump Street—the popular '80s cop show that made him a household name—the actor tells E! News that he's already shot his appearance in the flick.

"It's done," says Depp. "I went in and did my bit and worked with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum. It was fun."

Of course, Depp certainly knows a thing or two about fun, seeing how he is reprising his role, yet again, as Captain Jack Sparrow in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

"I just love playing the character," he points out. "I get a real kick out of, you know, you meet kids of 5, 6, 7 years old...You meet people of 80, 85...They take away something from the films and from the character, and that's just such a boost."

But as he much as he enjoys it, is Depp up for another go-around as Captain Jack?

"It boils down to story, script and filmmaker," he tells The Hollywood Reporter, which reveals in its latest issue that screenwriter Terry Rossio just turned in his script for a fifth installment to Disney last weekend.

But if Depp ultimately does decide to take it on, he's definitely hoping for a break in the action.

"It's not something where I would say, 'Let's shoot it next month to get it out by Christmas 2012,'" he says. "We should hold off for a bit. They should be special, just like they are special to me."

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