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Timothée Chalamet shares first look of Wonka from upcoming prequel

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Hollywood actor Timothée Chalamet has unveiled the first look of his upcoming movie, Wonka. The actor is set to take over the iconic role in the remake.

Timothée Chalamet shares first look of Wonka from upcoming prequel

The actor took to his social media to share the first look of his upcoming film Wonka. Timothée is seen wearing the costume which includes a familiar top hat of the beloved chocolatier. The actor posted the picture on his Instagram with the caption, “The suspense is terrible, I hope it will last,” referencing a line spoken by Gene Wilder’s portrayal of Wonka in the original 1971 adaptation Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.

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Meanwhile, the plot details are being kept under wraps, the prequel being helmed by Warner Bros. will reportedly be exploring Willy Wonka became an illustrious candy maker.The production is billed as a musical. The representatives for Chalamet also confirmed that the actor will be singing and dancing in the film.

Willy Wonka was created by famous author Roald Dahl. The character debuted in the 1964 novel “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” which followed a poor boy named Charlie Bucket who wins a golden ticket to tour the wondrous and terrifying chocolate factory run by Wonka. The book has been adapted twice to the screen with Wilder as Wonka in 1971 and Johnny Depp in the role in 2005 film.

The director behind the Paddington series, Paul King, is helming Wonka. David Heyman is producing. The film will also star Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins, Olivia Colman, Keegan-Michael Key and othersalong with Chalamet.

Wonka is set to release in theaters on March 17, 2023.

Also Read: Timothée Chalamet shines bright in Tom Ford silver tuxedo and Chelsea heeled boots at Cannes Film Festival 2021 for The French Dispatch premiere 


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