Timothée Chalamet has accomplished filming for “Wonka”, the upcoming movie that takes place earlier than the occasions of ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’.
The 25-year-old actor will play the lead function within the musical film, which acts as a prequel to “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and centres on a younger model of the enduring Roald Dahl character Willy Wonka.
Timothée has spent a number of weeks filming in Lyme Regis, Dorset for the image – which can see the “Call Me by Your Name” sing on display screen for the primary time – and is anticipated to return again residence to the US within the coming days.
The flick is slated for launch in March 2023 with Timothée main an ensemble that features Keegan-Michael Key, Sally Hawkins, Rowan Atkinson and Matt Lucas. The forged additionally boasts Jim Carter, Rich Fulcher, Paterson Joseph, Calah Lane, Colin O’Brien, Natasha Rothwell, Rakhee Thakrar and Ellie White.
With the exception of the younger Willy Wonka, the forged’s respective elements are but to be disclosed.
“Wonka” will take a look at the character’s adventures earlier than he opens his chocolate manufacturing unit, with tune and dance numbers set to be included.
The film is being helmed by Paul King, who co-wrote the screenplay with Simon Farnaby, whereas David Heyman is producing.
Timothée will turn into the third star to play Wonka on the large display screen, after the late Gene Wilder first introduced the character to life in 1971’s “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”, earlier than Johnny Depp performed the function within the Tim Burton-directed 2005 film “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”.
Warner Bros. have been engaged on the movie for a variety of years, and so they beforehand thought-about the likes of Tom Holland, Ryan Gosling, Donald Glover, and Ezra Miller for the enduring function.