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
Friday, December 15, 2023 (Nationwide)
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
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?
- 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.
- 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).
- March 2022: The film was in Post-Production status.
- October 2021: The film was in Production status.
Now filming in the UK.
- January 2021: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- October 2016: The film was in Development status.
Simon Rich will write the script.