Global Star Software (a branch of Take-Two) announced today that Warner Bros. had granted them exclusive worldwide license to develop, publish and distribute videogames based on the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Based on the classic Roald Dahl book, the movie will be directed by Tim Burton and will star Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka.
"We are very excited to be working with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on a videogame adaptation of Tim Burton's vision of the classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," said Christoph Hartmann, Senior Vice President of Publishing at Global Star Software. "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has entertained audiences around the globe for over forty years, and the bright and colorful settings, iconic storytelling and beloved characters are a perfect match for this medium."
News source: GameDAILY