Behold the Oompa-Loompas! Here's Everything to Know About 'Wonka' Starring Timothée Chalamet

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If you are a fan of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, then this is the news you have been waiting for. The new trailer for Wonka has dropped, and it's the eccentric chocolate factory that we have been waiting for. Due out in December, Wonka will see Timothée Chalamet taking on the legendary Roald Dahl character, which has previously been portrayed by Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp in 1971 and 2005 respectively. You may be wondering what all there is to know about the upcoming Wonka film. We're still five months away from the release date, so there's plenty left to be revealed, but we can give you what we know thus far. Let's spring into action shall we?

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When is the "Wonka" release date?

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Wonka will hit theaters on December 15th, which is just in time for the holiday season. The film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.

Who is in the "Wonka" cast?

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Timothée Chalamet will portray Willy Wonka. Additional cast members include Keegan-Michael Key, Sally Hawkins, Olivia Colman, Natasha Rothwell, Tom Davis, Simon Farnaby, Rowan Atkinson, and more. Hugh Grant will play an Oompa-Loompa, and you can expect to see Colin O’Brien, Ellie White, Rich Fulcher, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith along with other as well.

The "Wonka" Trailer:

Who's the "Wonka" Director?

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British writer and director Paul King (Paddington and Paddington 2) is the mastermind director behind Wonka. King also co-wrote the script with Simon Farnaby.

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