After Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp portrayed Willy Wonka in 1971 and 2005, respectively, Timothée Chalamet will play the famous chocolate maker in the upcoming movie ‘Wonka’.
On Instagram, Chalamet shared the first look at his incarnation of the character. The upcoming movie ‘Wonka’ will be a musical fantasy directed by Paul King, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Simon Farnaby. With Chalamet, the movie will also star Keegan-Michael Key, Sally Hawkins, Rowan Atkinson, Olivia Colman, Jim Carter, and many other actors.
King is known for his 2014 movie Paddington and its sequel. Chalamet is one of the most talented young actors in Hollywood. He starred in terrific movies Interstellar, Little Women, and recently released Dune.
‘Wonka’ will show the origin story of young Willy Wonka. The movie will be released in March 2023.