Willy Wonka movie in the works, specifies release date

Warner Bros. Into a world of pure imagination, and proceeds with plans forCharlie and the Chocolate FactoryPrequel, recently titledWonka. “

The project has been in development for years, but it has recently started getting back up and running again. The studio hopes to start filming the movie soon, with the goal of theatrically launching it on March 17, 2023.

David Heyman, whose biography includes the “Harry Potter” and “Paddington” franchises, produces the film, based on a screenplay by Simon Rich. It was both Attached to the movie Since 2016. Rich previously worked as a writer for “Saturday Night Live” and wrote Seth Rogen’s most recent picture, “An American Pickle,” which was Based on the New Yorker’s short story Rich Story titled “Sell”. Paul King, who directed Paddington and its sequel, will lead the reboot.

Based on Roald Dahl’s famous children’s book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” the story follows a poor boy named Charlie, one of five young men who won a golden ticket for a tour of the world-famous and top-secret chocolate factory he runs Willy Wonka. Gene Wilder played a character in the 1971 movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Johnny Depp later portrayed the famous chocolatier in Tim Burton’s 2005 reboot, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Depp’s version of the demonic character was slightly darker and heavily portrayed as Nka as an eccentric beast with a particular dislike of children and, by extension, family ties. Burton’s version was a commercial success, grossing $ 475 million at the box office worldwide.

Details of “Wonka” plot have been largely preserved, although the upcoming mod will focus on Willy Wonka’s earlier days before turning on his elaborate home of confectionery creations. In Burton’s retelling, Wonka’s father was a dentist who hated sweets of any kind, though it’s unclear if that was the canon. It’s also uncertain whether any other familiar characters, like the hard-working Oompa Loompas who would later run his candy-filled factory, would appear in the movie.

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There is a great deal of content currently in the business that focuses on the curious and eccentric dessert maker. Netflix has it Two animated series are under development Based on the candy-covered world that Mr. Wonka spread. Taika Waititi, who directs “Thor: Ragnarok”, “Jojo Rabbit” and the upcoming “Thor: Love and Thunder”, writes, directs and produces both Netflix projects.

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