Movie hunk Johnny Depp was attracted to new movie CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE
FACTORY, because the central character CHARLIE BUCKET reminds him of his two
Depp is strict with his daughter LILY-ROSE MELODY, six, and three-year-old
son JACK to ensure they don't grow up like the obnoxious characters VIOLET
BEAUREGARDE, Veruca Salt, MIKE TEAVEE and AUGUSTUS GLOOP who win tickets to his
WILLY WONKA's factory in the movie.
He boasts, "My kids are not spoiled like these kids in the movie. We're
very careful about that kind of thing.
"I think they are both closer to Charlie's personality. Luckily the kids
are pretty well-balanced, well-grounded and not monster-like at all."