Wonka: Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka

Young actor Timothée Chalamet will be the new star face of the iconic Willy Wonka character. After Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp, a third version of the well-known character

The Warner Bros at work with a third film adaptation of the well-known novel by Roald Dahl; reveals the new protagonist face. After Gene Wilder e Johnny Depp, the iconic character will this time be played by the young man Timothée Chalamet, led by the director Paul King (known for the bear saga Paddington).

After the intense period of film work experienced in recent times (The French Dispatch and the new collaboration with Luca Guadagnino), represents a great masterstroke as well as a remarkable opportunity to showcase his versatility in a much more musical version, and different from the 1971 version later relaunched by Tim Burton in 2005.

Wonka: Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka

Details and curiosities about the new version | Wonka: Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka

The new film entitled Wonka directed by Paul King, according to revelations from external sources, will focus on origin story of the character born from literature of Roald Dahl. With anecdotes and events, we will finally discover the birth and opening of the bizarre Chocolate Factory.

Looking forward to seeing him in the awaited reboot of Dune of Denis Villeneuve; the actor has long been chosen as the main figure of reference. The film itself will in fact, a first time to test the singing skills and the qualities of a dancer T. Chalamet.

The film will be under the production of David Heyman (Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts) with her Heyday Films, while the screenplay will be under the care of the director himself along with the collaboration of Simon Farnaby. Further details on the possible plot or release date have not been revealed at the moment.

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