Burton and August Team Up For Chocolate

According to the Hollywood Reporter, “John August, who penned the current Tim Burton release Big Fish, is reteaming with the director to write the script for Warner Bros. Pictures’ Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Johnny Depp is attached to star in the redo of the 1971 “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” and Warners is keen on getting the project before cameras early next year. August, who is said to have enjoyed an extremely positive working relationship with Burton on “Big Fish,” isn’t the first writer hired to help Warners mount the update. ”

Source: Hollywood Reporter