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[on WB's lame suggestions for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
(2005)] "They thought the Charlie character should be more proactive and that Wonka should be more of a father figure, and I'm sitting there thinking, 'Willy Wonka is NOT a father figure! If that's your idea of a father figure, yikes. Willy Wonka's a weirdo.' "
Was at one point going to direct the movie After Hours
(1985), but then he graciously walked off the project after he was told by the producers that Martin Scorsese
wanted to direct the film instead.
Frequently features dead or dismembered dogs