Wonka Movie

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.

Who's Involved:

David Heyman, Kevin McCormick, Michael Siegel, Simon Rich

Release Date:

Friday, March 17, 2023 (Nationwide)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

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?

Cast: Who stars in it?

No cast available.

Crew: Who's making Wonka

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 (In Talks)


Simon Rich


David Heyman
Michael Siegel

Production Company

Warner Bros. Pictures

Wonka Trailers & Videos

No trailer available.

Production: What we know about Wonka

Key Facts

  1. Called a reimagining of Roald Dahl's classic children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Hollywood Reporter, 2/12/18).
  2. Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to the Willy Wonka IP from the Roald Dahl estate (Hollywood Reporter, 10/19/16).

Filming Timeline

On or about January 20, 2021, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about October 19, 2016, the film was in Development status.

Simon Rich will write the script.

Wonka Release Date: When is it coming out?

Wonka is coming out in 2023 on Friday, March 17, 2023 (Nationwide release).

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