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And with that- not at all glib I'm sure- statement, Johnny Depp sought to end all speculation that he based his bleached-skin eccentric Willy Wonka on the bleached-skin eccentric Michael Jackson. More interestingly, he claimed to have patterned Wonka on television icons Mr. Rogers and Captain Kangaroo. Which makes me wish that this movie had come out a few years earlier, as a Fred Rogers cameo in a Tim Burton film would have, honestly, made my life.
posted on 07.20.05 at 12:33:20 PM by kittydeathstar