Charlie and the Chocolate Factory now filming

Johnnylubber shared the official press release from Warner Bros. that announced that Tim Burton’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is now filming at Pinewood Studios outside London. Johnny is playing the eccentric candymaker Willy Wonka, and his 12-year-old co-star from Finding Neverland, Freddie Highmore, plays Charlie Bucket. Other familiar names in the cast include Helena Bonham-Carter and horror film veteran Christopher Lee. The Oompa Loomphas will be played by children, Emma reports.

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