Archive for June 17th, 2004
The casting for the primary roles in the upcoming Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is complete, with 4 relative unknowns joining Johnny Depp (Wonka) and Freddie Highmore (Charlie, J.M. Barrie’s Neverland). They are Annasophia Robb (Violet Beauregarde), Jordan Fry (Mike Teevee), Julia Winter (Veruca Salt), and Philip Wiegratz (Augustus Gloop).
Zach Turner writes “Award-winning director Jim Jenkins has created four new spots for The Discovery Channel’s new “Know More Than You Should” campaign. Inventive and downright hilarious, The Discovery Channel is hosting a poll for viewers to pick their favorite commercial. (The current winner is “Milk Truck, ” featuring a girl gifed with ESP who predicts a flurry of cats are about to invade downtown Manhattan.) Please check them out at http://media.dsc.discovery.com/knowmore/ and show your support of The Discovery Channel’s exciting and inspired marketing endeavor.”