Willy Wonka Movie

Willy Wonka movie is currently in Development

October 19, 2016 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Simon Rich will write the script.

Who's Involved:

David Heyman, Kevin McCormick, Michael Siegel, Simon Rich

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Willy Wonka Plot: What's the story?

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 Willy Wonka?

Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Willy Wonka?

  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).

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Willy Wonka?

A look at the Willy 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 Elliot Allagash and Unicorn Executions.


Paul King (In Talks)


Simon Rich


David Heyman
Michael Siegel

Production Company

Warner Bros. Pictures

Willy Wonka Trailers & Videos

Production Timeline: When did the Willy Wonka come together?

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

Simon Rich will write the script.

Willy Wonka Release Date: When is it coming out?

Willy Wonka is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
United States

Questions: Asked About Willy Wonka

Looking for more information on Willy Wonka?

Check out the below links, may contain affiliate links.

Across the Web