Everything to know about Timothée Chalamet’s new ‘Wonka’ movie

“I’m making chocolate, of course.”

First look at Timothée Chalamet in the new WONKA movie
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The exciting story of Willy Wonka is coming to you this Christmas in theatres. If you grew up watching or reading the famous Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, this movie is right up your alley. After the announcement of the movie’s production in May 2021, fans were psyched and eager to see and uncover this new version of the Willy Wonka story.

However, if you are a little uncertain about what to expect, don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about the new Wonka movie. Scroll below to know everything about the Wonka movie.

What you need to know about Wonka:

What is the movie about?

With the tagline of the movie being, “Discover How Willy Became Wonka”, Wonka tells the tale of how Willy, a magician, inventor and chocolate maker, fell in love with chocolate making and the meetings of the Oompa-Loompas. Since the trailer dropped recently, fans have gotten a sneak peek of this highly-anticipated movie.

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The trailer unveils clips of Willy Wonka’s exciting adventure as he embarks on the troubles he goes through in starting his own chocolate business. Just like how the characters feel after trying Wonka’s chocolate for the first time, the two-minute trailer has us already wanting more. From the magic to the musical element of the movie, we can already tell that this Wonka tale is going to be a sweet hit.

When is the movie coming out?

The movie was initially supposed to hit the cinemas in March 2023. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, the movie has been rescheduled to come out in theatres worldwide on 15 December 2023.

Who is starring in the movie?

cast of the WONKA movie
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The cast of this movie is certainly a remarkable one. Starting, we have none other than the Oscar nominee and everyone’s favourite heartthrob, Timothée Chalamet, playing the main role, Willy Wonka. With his twist, Chalamet brings to life the silliness and quirkiness of Willy Wonka, which we all know and love. Another popular Wonka character that we are all very excited to see is the famous Oompa-Loompa, who will be played by the well-known British actor Hugh Grant.

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What is a movie without a villain? And who better to play the part than the one and only Olivia Colman? Along with the introduction of Willy Wonka’s mother, who is portrayed by Sally Hawkins, the movie’s cast just keeps getting better and better, and we are excited to see the rest once the movie hits the cinema.

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