Wonka

2023
8.6
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Title: Wonka

Original Title: Wonka

Year: 2023

Info

Release Dates

  • United States: December 15 2023

Plot

Timothee Chalamet plays a young Willy Wonka in this new adaptation of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," a children's book by author Roald Dahl that was published in 1964.

This new adaptation tells the story of how the biggest inventor, magician and chocolatier of the planet turned into Willy Wonka, the enigmatic character we know now days. A young Willy will be introduced in the chocolate and the magic world and there'll be people who will try to stop him, but he won't let them.

Wonka's adolescence wasn't easy and he didn't became the chocolate Mozart from dust to dawn. The young Willy will embark on a mission to share joy among people through hiscrazy inventions, which will turn fast into a phenomenon that'll will also capture the unwanted attention from the Chocolate Cartel.

In his intimate story we will also meet the people who accompanied and were important to Willy Wonka during his ascent to fame. His mother and his friendship with an orphan girl were a major factor in the chocolatier's life.

Paul King, author of the two installments of 'Paddington', is in charge of directing this new adaptation of the legendary tale. Joining Chalamet in the cast are Olivia Colman, Rowan Atkison, Tom David, Matt Lucas and Hugh Grant playing a little Oompa Loompa.

Listings

'Wonka' is showing in 26 today, including:

Awards

  • 2024 Golden Globes: 1 0
  • 2024 BAFTA Awards: 1 0

Cast

Director:

Paul KingPaul King

Olivia Colman

Olivia Colman

Mrs. Scrubitt

Isy Suttie

Isy Suttie

Fruit & Veg Vendor

Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson

Father Julius

Matt Lucas

Matt Lucas

Prodnose

Keegan-Michael Key

Keegan-Michael Key

Chief of Police

Mathew Baynton

Mathew Baynton

Fickelgruber

Videos

Spanish trailer of 'Wonka' #2 2:41
'Wonka' Trailer 2:25

'Wonka' Trailer

July 11 2023

Photos

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Trivia

The relationship between Slugworth and Wonka

The leader of the Chocolate Carte, Mr. Slugworth, is depicted as Wonka's biggest rival in the original 'Willy Wonka' film.

Oompa-Loompa origins

The design of the Oompa Loompas is taken straight out of 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' (1971), the first adaptation of the novel. The descriptions of the Oompa Loompas from the novels only specify that they have knee-length height, long hair, and speak their own language.

Timmy's digital print

Paul King casted Timothée Chalamet based on his performance in the school project/rap video 'Lil Timmy Tim: Statistics (Ms. Lawton)' from 2013.

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