Wonka movie production status is currently Pre-Production
January 20, 2021 • Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script.
Plot: What's the story about?
This will be a stand-alone movie focusing on Willy Wonka and his earlier, pre-Charlie adventures.
modified plot formulation from hollywoodreporter.com
Poll: Will you see Wonka?
Who stars in Wonka: Cast List
Timothee Chalamet ... Willy Wonka
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Who's making Wonka: Crew List
A look at the Wonka behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Paul King last directed Paddington 2 and Paddington. The film's writer Simon Rich last wrote An American Pickle and Elliot Allagash.
Watch: Wonka Trailers & Videos
Production: What we know about Wonka?
- Called a reimagining of Roald Dahl's classic children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Hollywood Reporter, 2/12/18).
- Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to the Willy Wonka IP from the Roald Dahl estate (Hollywood Reporter, 10/19/16).
- January 2021: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- October 2016: The film was in Development status.
Simon Rich will write the script.