has revealed he fought Johnny Depp
for the role of Willy Wonka in director Tim Burton's
movie adaptation of Roald Dahl's Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
The 69-year-old star tells USA Today
newspaper he desperately wanted to play Wonka in the hit 2005 film.
He says, "I was told that it was Johnny and Tim's (film) - and that was that."
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)