Gene Wilder TRASHES 'Wonka' Movie Remake 'I Think It's an Insult'
6/14/2013 10:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Don't expect Gene Wilder and Tim Burton to share a candy bar together any time soon ... because Wilder says he flat out HATES the director's remake of his classic film, "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."
Wilder made a rare appearance Thursday night in NYC and spoke with Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne. According to The Wrap, Wilder called the 2005 movie "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" starring Johnny Depp "an insult" to the original.
Wilder said he had no beef with Depp (calling him "a good actor") but said of Burton, "I don't care for that director. He's a talented man, but I don't care for him doing stuff like he did."
Oompa Loompa doo-pa-dee do ...
It's gotta suck when Willy Wonka rips you ...