has just announced his next leftfield project, Big Eyes, the biography of Margaret and Walter Keane, who painted those googly-eyed pictures of kids. In hindsight, who else could have taken this project under their wing?
What's even more exciting, is that the Keanes' will be embodied by and , two of 2012's most revered thesps.
According to Deadline, it was Walter who rose to fame for those distinctive paintings. But after much turmoil and a lengthy court case, it was eventually proved that Margaret was the real talent.
At this point in Burton's career, there's no guarantee that this is going to be as awesome as it could be, but the quirky plotline is definitely there, the acting talent is in tow, and - at last - there's no -Burton collaboration in sight!