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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
 Who was considered for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?

Tim Allen
Tim Allen, along with many others who are famous for playing TV dads, was considered for the role of Mr. Teevee.
Actor who got the part: Adam Godley

Richard Attenborough
Richard Attenborough was considered for the role of Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

James Belushi
James Belushi, as well as many others who are famous for playing TV Dads, was considered for the role of Mr. Teevee.
Actor who got the part: Adam Godley

Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage was considered to play Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Michael Caine
Frank Oz had planned on casting Michael Caine as Grandpa Joe when he was attached to direct.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Jim Carrey
Carrey was considered to play Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Dan Castellaneta
Dan Castellaneta, as well as many others who are famous for playing TV Dads, was considered for the role of Mr. Teevee.

John Cleese
John Cleese was considered for the role of Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro was considered for the role of Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Kirk Douglas
Kirk Douglas was considered for the role of Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Albert Finney
Albert Finney was considered for the role of Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Richard Griffiths
Richard Griffiths was considered for the role of Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopkins was considered for the role of Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Eric Idle
Eric Idle was considered for the role of Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Michael Keaton
Keaton was considered to play Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Christopher Lloyd
Felicity Dahl had wanted Christopher Lloyd to play the role of Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Marilyn Manson
Manson wanted this part extremly badly and was apparently the director's first choice, but this could not be accomplished due to scheduling conflicts.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Steve Martin
Steve Martin was considered to play Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Rick Moranis
Frank Oz had plans on casting Rick Moranis as Mr. Teevee when he was attached to direct.
Actor who got the part: Adam Godley

Armin Mueller-Stahl
Armin Mueller-Stahl was considered for the role of Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Bill Murray
Bill Murray was considered for the role of Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Mike Myers
Mike Myers was considered for the role of Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Sam Neill
Sam Neil was considered for the role of Mr. Salt.
Actor who got the part: James Fox

Paul Newman
Paul Newman was considered for the role of Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Leslie Nielsen
Leslie Nielsen was considered for the role of Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Ed O'Neill
Ed O'Neill, as well as many others who are famous for playing TV Dads, was consdiered for the role of Mr. Teevee.
Actor who got the part: Adam Godley

Frank Oz
Frank Oz was attached to direct the film at one time.
Actor who got the part: Tim Burton

Michael Palin
Michael Palin was considered for the role of Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck was offered the role of Grandpa Joe but passed away before accepting. His family have said that he was excited about playing Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt was turned down for the role of Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Bob Saget
Bob Saget, as well as many others who are famous for playing TV Dads, was considered for the role of Mr. Teevee.
Actor who got the part: Adam Godley

Adam Sandler
Sandler was considered to play Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese was attached to direct the film.

Will Smith
Smith was considered to play Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Patrick Stewart
Patrick Stewart was considered for the role of Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller was considered for the role of Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

Max Von Sydow
Max Von Sydow was considered for the role of Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Peter Ustinov
Peter Ustinov was reportedly offered the role of Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Christopher Walken
Christopher Walken was considered to play Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp

David Warner
David Warner was considered for the role of Grandpa Joe.
Actor who got the part: David Kelly

Robin Williams
Williams was considered to play Willy Wonka.
Actor who got the part: Johnny Depp



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