Johnny DeppBad boy turned current critical and audience darling for his turn in Pirates of the Caribbean Johnny Depp may play Willy Wonka for Tim Burton's adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Michael Fleming writes in Variety that "Depp and Burton...came away from their meeting sparked to make the film and negotiations are expected to begin shortly." Additionally, the film would be produced by Brad Grey, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston (via their production company Plan and Michael Siegel who manages Roald Dahl's estate. Gothamist thinks this is brilliant. We never thought of Willy Wonka as being sexy, but okay.

Gene Wilder was a great Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory even though Fleming says Dahl, who adapted his book for the screen, didn't think it was a good movie. But you can get your Fantastic Mr. Fox on by checking out the official Roald Dahl website.