The kids from “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” reunited on the Today Show for the 40th anniversary of the film classic. Check out Charlie Bucket, Violet Beauregarde, Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt & Mike TV as they look now all these years later.
Noticeably absent is their ring leader, Gene Wilder and Grandpa Charlie who was played by the late Jack Albertson.
Here they discuss some of the secrets we never knew about the movie. For example, was the river of chocolate really chocolate? Was all that candy truly editable?