Depp Inspired By Manson

JOHNNY DEPP's muse for his role as WILLY WONKA in forthcoming movie CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is set to shock fans of the children's book - it's shock rocker MARILYN MANSON

The OSCAR-nominated actor is keen to give his character a darker edge and has been inspired by the self-proclaimed ANTICHRIST SUPERSTAR for his performance in the TIM BURTON-directed adventure.

This is not the first time Depp has used a rock star as his inspiration - he based flamboyant pirate JACK SPARROW in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN on wildman ROLLING STONE KEITH RICHARDS.

A source says, "He has his music and pictures in his trailer to help get in character.

"He's making Willy far more sinister than before and there's a little of Marilyn in there."

04/01/2005 14:04

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