Wonka: All the things you must know in regards to the new adaption, together with a primary take a look at Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka
Has anybody else seen that Timothée Chalamet seems to be in all the movies for the time being? I imply, we're nearly too busy ready for his and Zendaya's sci-fi blockbuster, Dune, to even take into consideration a Willy Wonka prequel proper now. The important thing phrase there? Nearly.
Whether or not you suppose the world wants one other prequel or not (Hey, a few of us are nonetheless recovering from Cruella), it's exhausting to disclaim that Timothée appears fairly excellent for this position. And by the appears to be like of issues, he's fairly enthusiastic about it too.
Treating us all to a primary take a look at his portrayal of Willy Wonka, Timothée shared two photographs of himself in full Wonka-gear, with the caption, “The suspense is horrible, I hope it would final …” The primary picture exhibits Timothée giving off very bohemian vibes, sporting a worse-for-wear prime hat, a plum, embroidered jacket, and '70s scarf.
Precisely how we imagined younger Wonka to look, if we're sincere.
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Timothée additionally posted a close-up of his cane, which appears to resemble a purple current enclosed in a brass flower. Mega-opulent, in case you ask us. Zendaya additionally appeared to approve, commenting, “Completely."
With out additional ado, right here's every little thing we learn about Wonka:
What's the plot of Wonka?
We've not been spoilt with particulars simply but, however Roald Dahl's e book Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing unit – to not point out the next movie variations, starring Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka – go away us with loads of questions on Wonka's origin story. Particularly, what's the explanation for his obsession with chocolate?
In Tim Burton's 2005 adaption, we study via flashbacks to Wonka's childhood that his father was a dentist who imposed extraordinarily strict guidelines about not consuming sugar. This prompts Wonka to run away from dwelling and begin his illustrious profession as a chocolatier. We don't know whether or not Wonka will run with this storyline or change it up solely.
Wonka is being directed by Paul King, who has beforehand labored on The Mighty Boosh, Paddington (!), and Paddington 2 (!!).
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Who will in star in Wonka?
You imply apart from Timothée Chamalet? Nicely because it occurs, there's a lot extra stars within the forged. Anticipate to see The Crown's Olivia Colman, Spencer star Sally Hawkins, Patterson Joseph (Peep Present, Vigil) and Natasha Rothwell (The White Lotus).
You can too maintain a watch out for Rakhee Thakrar (Intercourse Training),Keegan-Michael Key (The Lion King) and Rowan Atkinson (Mr Bean). That is gonna be sooo good.
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When will Wonka be launched?
Brace your self for some distressing information: Wonka is just not anticipated to be launched till 17 March 2023. Yep, you learn that learn. A minimum of that's loads of time to top off on (candy) snacks, proper?
Is there a trailer for Wonka?
Not but gang, we'll maintain you posted.
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