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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.

Nobuhiro Hosoki
Nobuhiro Hosokihttps://www.cinemadailyus.com
Nobuhiro Hosoki grew up watching American films since he was a kid; he decided to go to the United States thanks to seeing the artistry of Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange.” After graduating from film school, he worked as an assistant director on TV Tokyo’s program called "Morning Satellite" at the New York branch office but he didn’t give up on his interest in cinema. He became a film reporter for via Yahoo Japan News. In that role, he writes news articles, picks out headliners for Yahoo News, as well as interviewing Hollywood film directors, actors, and producers working in the domestic circuit in the USA. He also does production interviews for Japanese distributors of American films and for in-theater on-sale programs. He is now the editor-in-chief of Cinemadailyus.com while continuing his work for Japan.


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