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Timothée Chalamet Shines as Willy Wonka in ‘Wonka’ Trailer, Featuring Hugh Grant as an Oompa-Loompa!

'Wonka' Trailer Reveals Timothée Chalamet As Willy Wonka

Warner Bros. presents us with a sweet cinematic treat with the much-anticipated trailer for “Wonka.” The origins story of the iconic candymaker Willy Wonka takes center stage, with Timothée Chalamet stepping into the enigmatic role.

After a debut at CinemaCon last year, this new trailer provides a sneak peek into the enchanting world of Roald Dahl’s beloved “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” But here’s the exciting twist: Hugh Grant makes a surprising appearance as an Oompa-Loompa.

Timothée Chalamet Reveals Motivation Behind Embracing Iconic Kidlit Role

The star of “Dune” recently shared his motivation for accepting the role of Willy Wonka.

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“To work on something that will have an uncynical young audience, that was just a big joy. That’s why I was drawn to it. In a time and climate of intense political rhetoric, when there’s so much bad news all the time, this is hopefully going to be a piece of chocolate.”

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Star-Studded Cast and Director Revealed for Warner Bros.’ “Wonka, , Set to Hit Theaters on December 15


Warner Bros.’ “Wonka,” directed by Paul King of “Paddington” fame and co-written by King and Simon Farnaby, boasts an impressive cast. Alongside Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka, the film features Keegan-Michael Key, Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins, Olivia Colman, and more. Notably, Hugh Grant takes on the unexpected role of an Oompa-Loompa.

Set to hit theaters on December 15, “Wonka” promises a star-studded cinematic experience!