Depp’s Citizen Cane

Hollywood’s hottest eccentric meets his match in Willy Wonka in Newsweeks July 4, 2005 issue by author Sean Smith.

For director Tim Burton, to be able to re-make Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a dream come true. If you want to call it a remake. Liccy Dahl, the widow of Roald Dahl, the author of the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory dug in her heels when Warner Bros. came calling some 8 or 9 years ago and began talking about a remake. “I’m always a little bit worried about remakes,” Dahl said. “I wasn’t convinced it was the right thing to do.” She also had to approve the script, the director and the star.

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