18 June 2012 1:03 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Cue up that creepy Oompa Loompa song -- "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" is coming to London's West End in musical form. A musical based on the Roald Dahl classic is in the works for a June 2013 debut at the London Palladium, Playbill reports. "Jarhead" director Sam Mendes will helm the production, which is being produced by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Neal Street Productions and Kevin McCormick. Also read: Daniel Craig to Return for 23rd "Bond," Sam Mendes to Direct "Damascus" scribe David Greig is writing the book, with new music being »

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