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  • Later, word came that A History of Violence screenwriter Josh Olson had stepped up to pen the follow-up, but McFarlane wanted it to be darker saying he "was curious about how we went from what I pitched to what I called Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."

    Details Emerge on Josh Olson's Wizard of Oz Follow-Up Flick « FirstShowing.net

  • Ernest Cline's novel is described as "Willy Wonka meets the Matrix"

    CNN.com

  • When not recalling Willy Wonka quotes, I’ve found myself surprisingly busy lately, which is quite the contrast, to say, the entire winter.

    Kyle’s Journey in Armenia » Blog Archive » So Much Time and So Little to Do

  • Names - The only reason the 1971 film was called Willy Wonka was so that Quaker Oats could put out chocolate bars under that name and get a movie tie-in as a bonus.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Described as "Willy Wonka meets the Matrix" the book takes place in a dystopian future.

    CNN.com

  • I think the book was called Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

    PopWatch

  • While his Willy Wonka was a dead ringer for Michael Jackson, and his Pirates of the Caribbean to the Rolling Stones 'Keith Richards, his Mad Hatter comes from very detailed research.

    The Daily Record - Home

  • Though he looks at least as creepy here as he did as Tim Burton's vision of Willy Wonka which is, unfortunately, permanently seared on my brain, Johnny Depp appears to be having a lot more fun as the Mad Hatter in "Alice in Wonderland," so hopefully we will too when this comes out March 5.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • KING "Willy Wonka," which is still -- many people ... how did that come about.

    CNN Transcript May 2, 2002

  • Some exit like "Willy Wonka" characters, neatly ruined by their foolhardiness.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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