Timothee Chalamet to play "Willy Wonka" in Warner Bros. Movie

Timothee Chalamet to play “Willy Wonka” in Warner Bros. Movie

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Timothee Chalamet is set to return to the big screens as Willy Wonka. Heis going to play young “Willy Wonka” in the Warner Bros and the Roal Dahl Co’s “Wonka“. Timothee Chalamet was considered long ago for the role but the schedule delayed the movie. However, it is going to be the first time Timothee to dance and sing in a movie. The oscar-nominee will be singing for the first time on the big screens. Timothee Chalamet revealed during an interview that he learned how to play guitar and piano during the filming of “Call me by your name”.

It is going to be a big year for Timothee Chalamet. His movie “Dunes” is going to hit the big screens this year. Timothee Chalamet is excited to play his role of Wonka.

It is Warner Bros’s third attempt. The first movie was created back in 1971 with Gene Wilder. The second released in 2005 with Johnny Depp. However, Tim Burton’s Charlie and the chocolate factory got a lot of mixed reviews. There were rumors that he will be directing the new “Wonka” movie. But, it seems like it was just a rumor. Paul King will direct the screenplay for the upcoming movie.

Timothee Chalamet to play "Willy Wonka" in Warner Bros. Movie


The movie will focus on the early years of “Wonka’. It will focus on his origin story. Fans were concerned when the news broke out the first time. They pointed out that “Timothee” is quite young to play “Willy Wonka’s” role. But, it seems like the film will focus on the origin of the character and how the chocolate factory was created.

His young look is one of the reasons he got to play “Elio” in call me by your name. Luca Guadagnino said this about Timothee in his interview:

 I met this young, feverish boy in New York four years ago. He was 17 and already had the lean, nervous appearance of Elio. Timothée is such an ambitious young man; he really knows what he’s doing. But he is also naive, so the mixture was intoxicating and perfect for the role.


There is no news about teh cast of the movie yet. Only Timothee Chalamet’s role is revealed yet.

Release Date

The movie is in the early stages of development. It is hard to say anything about the release date of the movie. The movie might release next year. However, the filming of the movie has not started yet.

Aliza Fatima is a writer/author at The Panther Tech.

Aliza Fatyma
Aliza Fatima is a writer/author at The Panther Tech.