Charlie & the Chocolate Factory: According to a reader over at Coming Soon!, the roles of 'Violet' & 'Veruca' have been cast in Tim Burton's adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, starring Johnny Depp as 'Willy Wonka'...
Annasophia Robb will take on the part of Violet Beauregarde and newcomer Julia Winter will take on Veruca Salt. Annasophia will be seen in the upcoming Because of Winn-Dixie, which is due out in January, 2005.
This will be Julia Winter's first film. Julia's character, Veruca had to act out scenes with potential actors for the role of Mike Teevee. The parts of Mike Teevee and Augustus Gloop are yet to be decided.
Johnny Depp stars as Willy Wonka in this new adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic. Five golden tickets are hidden beneath the wrappers of Mr. Willy Wonka's delicious chocolate bars - five golden tickets which will change the lives of those who find them. The winning children are invited through the gates of Mr. Wonka's Chocolate Factory to see all the secrets and magic inside and to meet Mr. Wonka and his staff of Oompa-Loompas. For Charlie Bucket, a poor boy living within sight of the factory, winning the fifth and final golden ticket is just the beginning of an unforgettable adventure.