WONKA | Official Trailer

WONKA is a new film that tells the origin story of Willy Wonka, the beloved chocolatier from Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The film is directed by Paul King, who also directed the Paddington films, and stars Timothée Chalamet as a young Willy Wonka.

The film will explore Wonka’s early life, from his childhood as an inventor and magician to his rise to fame as the owner of the world’s most famous chocolate factory. It will be a magical and musical journey that will introduce audiences to a new side of Willy Wonka.

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The film is also produced by David Heyman, who produced the Harry Potter films, Alexandra Derbyshire (the “Paddington” films, “Jurassic World: Dominion”), and Luke Kelly (“Roald Dahl’s The Witches”). It is sure to be a delight for fans of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and anyone who loves a good story about following your dreams.

Starring alongside Chalamet are Calah Lane (“The Day Shall Come”), Emmy and Peabody Award winner Keegan-Michael Key (“The Prom,” “Schmigadoon”), Paterson Joseph (“Vigil,” “Noughts + Crosses”), Matt Lucas (“Paddington,” “Little Britain”), Mathew Baynton (“The Wrong Mans,” “Ghosts”), Oscar nominee Sally Hawkins (“The Shape of Water,” the “Paddington” films, “Spencer”), Rowan Atkinson (the “Johnny English” and “Mr. Bean” films, “Love Actually”), Jim Carter (“Downton Abbey”), with Oscar winner Olivia Colman (“The Favourite”). The film also stars Natasha Rothwell (“White Lotus,” “Insecure”), Rich Fulcher (“Marriage Story,” “Disenchantment”), Rakhee Thakrar (“Sex Education,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral”), Tom Davis (“Paddington 2,” “King Gary”) and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (“Paddington 2,” “Zack Snyder’s Justice League,” “Mary Poppins Returns”).

WONKA is only in theaters on December 15th, 2023 from Warner Bros. Pictures.

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