Didn't see this one coming, did we?

I’m going to be owing someone a heck of a load of cash when they hear this news. Only minutes after it was announced that Tim Burton would be doing “Willie Wonka”, this person jokingly commented that they bet Johnny Depp gets the nod to play Willie Wonka. And guess what? It looks like he might be. Variety reports that Depp – who starred in Burton’s “Edward Scissorhands”, “Sleepy Hollow” and “Ed Wood” – has indeed been contacted by the wacky director of all things abnormal to adorn the odd guise and tophat. Cue the liquorice river, purple-heart candies and sing…