Wonka Movie

Wonka movie production status is currently Post-Production

March 10, 2022 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added

Who's Involved:

Timothee Chalamet, Keegan-Michael Key, David Heyman, Sally Hawkins, Rowan Atkinson, Olivia Colman, Jim Carter, Natasha Rothwell, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Paul King, Matt Lucas, Michael Siegel, Simon Rich, Rosie Alison, Simon Farnaby, Rich Fulcher, Tom Davis, Luke Kelly, Mathew Baynton, Rakhee Thakrar, Paterson Joseph, Alexandra Derbyshire, Calah Lane, and Ellie White, Colin O’Brien

Release Date:

Friday, December 15, 2023 (Nationwide)

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

An origin story that explores the vivid, mythical beginnings of the imaginative young inventor before he becomes the renowned scrumdiddlyumptious Mozart of chocolate.

Poll: Will you see Wonka?

Who stars in Wonka: Cast List

... 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.


Paul King


Alexandra Derbyshire
David Heyman
Luke Kelly
Michael Siegel

Watch: Wonka Trailers & Videos

No trailer available.

Production: What we know about Wonka?

Key Facts

  1. The film is based on characters by Roald Dahl, inspired especially by one of Dahl’s most beloved characters, Willy Wonka, and takes place before the events of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
  2. Called a reimagining of Roald Dahl's classic children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Hollywood Reporter, 2/12/18).
  3. Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to the Willy Wonka IP from the Roald Dahl estate (Hollywood Reporter, 10/19/16).

Filming Timeline

  1. March 2022: The film was in Post-Production status.
  2. October 2021: The film was in Production status.

    Now filming in the UK.

  3. January 2021: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  4. October 2016: The film was in Development status.

    Simon Rich will write the script.

Wonka Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Wonka is coming out in 2023 on Friday, December 15, 2023 (Nationwide release).

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