Why Gene Wilder refused to watch the 2005 remake of Willy Wonka? June 24, 2015 By Rania Strataki Leave a Comment The actor Gene Wilder, who first played the part of Willy Wonka, refused to watch the 2005 remake of the movie. But can you guess why? He refused to watch it because he didn’t want to be disappointed in Johnny Depp, according to wikipedia.org. Read here some amazing facts about Gene Wilder Read here some interesting facts about Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Share this now:WhatsAppTweetEmailMorePrintShare on TumblrPocketTelegram Related READ ΝΕΧΤ Thor: Ragnarök Trivia - 32 interesting facts about the movie!