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In pictures: Charlie premiere

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp looked deadly serious as he arrived at the Los Angeles premiere of his new film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, on Sunday.

Johnny Depp

But the actor cheered up enough to wave at fans who had gathered outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

Tim Burton

Director Tim Burton also had a wave and a smile ready. His film is the second screen version of the Roald Dahl novel.

Tim Burton

The film-maker had previously worked with Johnny Depp on 1990's Edward Scissorhands and 1999's Sleepy Hollow.

Vanessa Paradis

Johnny Depp's partner Vanessa Paradis also attended the event. The couple have two children, six-year-old Lily and three-year-old Jack.

Britney Spears

Britney Spears arrived wearing a T-shirt bearing the words "I have the Golden Ticket" and an arrow pointing to her unborn child.

Britney Spears and Kevin Federline

The singer and her husband Kevin Federline are expecting their first baby in the autumn.

Freddie Highmore

British teenager Freddie Highmore plays the eponymous Charlie, a young boy who wins the chance to tour Willy Wonka's top-secret chocolate factory.

Julia Winter and Annasophia Robb

Highmore's co-stars Julia Winter and Annasophia Robb play spoiled brat Veruca Salt and champion gum-chewer Violet Beauregarde respectively.

Melanie Griffith

Actress Melanie Griffith attended the Hollywood launch with her daughter, Stella Banderas. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opens in the UK on 29 July.



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