Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator was the planned sequel to the 2005 Academy-Award nominated film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
In 2005, Burton stated that he and Johnny Depp didn't have inventions to make a sequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, based on the Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator novel.
The plot would have been the same as the book.
Why It Was Cancelled
- The only known reason why this film is cancelled is because Johnny Depp didn't want to make a sequel with Burton and wanted to work on other films.
- Some elements of Great Glass Elevator were seen at the end of Burton's film.
- The film was permanently cancelled.
- The remake is stand-alone.