WONKA Set Video Offers New Look at Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka

WONKA Set Video Offers New Look at Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka

A new footage of “Dune” actor, Timothèe Chalamet plays a younger version of a beloved “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” character, Willy Wonka surfaced. His latest outing, “Wonka,” Chalamet was photographed filming in Oxford, England, on Wednesday, working on a scene with a kid actor Calah Lane.

The latest film, directed by “Paddington” series helmer Paul King and writer Simon Farnaby, Wonka will serve as a prequel to Roald Dahl’s beloved children book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which has been adapted into a feature film twice before – “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” in 1971 and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” in 2005.


The prequel film will follow Chalamet as a younger version of the eccentric chocolatier taking on a new adventure prior to opening the world’s most famous chocolate factory. “Wonka has also assembled a superb supporting cast which includes recent Oscar darling Olivia Colman, Sally Hawkins, Keegan Michael-Key, Rowan Atkinson. Producers are Luke Kelly, and David Heyman from Heyday Films, with Michael Siegel serving as a producer.

The film is currently scheduled to arrive in theaters on March 17, 2023.

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