Helena Bonham Carter, Noah Taylor, James Fox, Missi Pyle andChristopher Lee have joined the cast of Tim Burton's Charlie And TheChocolate Factory whichhas started shooting in London for Warner Bros and Village Roadshow Pictures.

Johnny Depp plays Willy Wonka in the film, 12 year-old British actorFreddie Highmore (Two Brothers, JM Barrie's Neverland) plays Charlie and David Kelly playsGrandpa Joe.

The film is Burton's adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic novel; itis produced by Brad Grey and Richard D Zanuck and has been scripted by JohnAugust who also wrote Burton's Big Fish.

Four child actors round out the cast: playing Mike Teevee isJordan Fry, playing Violet Beauregarde is AnnaSophia Robb, playing Veruca Saltis Julia Winter and playing Augustus Gloop is Philip Wiegratz.

The film is set for a 2005release by Warner Bros Pictures and Village Roadshow in select territories.