Rewrites that were intended to modernize the books were widely panned.
Warner Bros. stated that it was “deeply saddened to learn that our depiction of the fictional characters in The Witches could upset people with disabilities.”
A planned Netflix version inspired an illustrator to create a more diverse Charlie, and people on social media loved it.
A survey asked fans to name the Roald Dahl heroine's modern-day foe.
But Roald Dahl's agent persuaded him to make Charlie Bucket white.
"When I grow up I will eliminate Obamacare, replace it with, well I don’t care."