Willy Wonka Prequel Movie Is Happening!


Gene Wilder Willy Wonka
  • Gene Wilder was the first to establish the iconic Willy Wonka character, then Johnny Depp did his magic. Who will be next?
  • Timothée Chalamet is reportedly being considered to play Willy Wonka in a new prequel film, Wonka.
  • The film's officially confirmed by Warner Bros, with a 2023 release date, and will provide viewers with an intimate look into the early life of Willy Wonka, prior to the creation of his candy-coated empire.
  • The studios have not yet confirmed any casting updates, but sources claim that "Call Me By Your Name" star Timothée Chalamet is being considered to play the younger version of the chocolatier, and Tom Holland is also reportedly in the running.
  • David Heyman (Harry Potter) is set to produce the film, with Paddington filmmaker on board to direct, from a script by Simon Rich.
  • Who do you think should be casted as the next Willa Wonka? Social media had thoughts saying, Janelle Monáe would make a dazzling Willy Wonka.

Willy Wonka prequel movie is officially happening, with a 2023 release date


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