When is the Wonka launch date? Hear, when it was introduced, we had been all sceptical about Wonka. In spite of everything, a Willy Wonka and the Chocolate manufacturing facility prequel seems like simply the type of creatively bankrupt concept that you just’d see in a comedy film about how there are not any authentic concepts anymore.
Then they introduced that Timothée Chalamet was going to star in Wonka, and all of us nodded barely. I imply, when you had been going to decide on anybody to play a younger Willy Wonka, Chalamet is a superb selection. Nonetheless, we weren’t completely satisfied; in any case, the unique household film is a basic. Then they introduced it was a musical, and the workforce behind the fashionable masterpiece (and top-of-the-line films ever) Paddington had been engaged on it.
Within the phrases of Leonardo DiCaprio in Django Unchained, “You had my consideration. Now you’ve gotten my curiosity.” We wanted to know extra, so we went digging to see what we may discover out about this specific Dahl adaptation. So right here’s all the pieces we all know in regards to the upcoming Wonka launch date.
What’s the Wonka launch date?
The Wonka film shall be launched on Friday, December 15, 2023.
The movie was initially scheduled for a March launch, however Warner Bros determined to reshuffle lots of its 2022/2023 slate.
Now we all know that not solely will we be getting the fantasy film for certain this 12 months, however we’ll be getting it at Christmas. The right time for a film all about candy treats and scrumptious chocolate, no?
Who’s within the Wonka solid?
A extra simple query could be, who’s not within the Wonka solid? Severely, there are not any Bounty bars on this specific choice field of actors, and Timothée Chalamet is ready to play the titular chocolatier.
Past the Dune star (wanting like Gonzo from The Muppets Christmas Carol) we all know that Hugh Grant, of all folks, is enjoying an Oompa-Loompa within the household film. We’re unsure who Grant’s agent is, however we’re loving the entire previous smoothie’s current roles.
Right here’s the confirmed Wonka solid:
- Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka
- Paterson Joseph as Arthur Slugworth
- Hugh Grant as an Oompa Loompa
- Calah Lane as Noodle
- Keegan-Michael Key as TBC
- Rowan Atkinson as Priest
- Sally Hawkins as Willy’s mom
- Olivia Colman as TBC
- Jim Carter as TBC
- Matt Lucas as TBC
- Natasha Rothwell as TBC
- Tom Davis as TBC
- Mathew Baynton as Fickelgruber
- Simon Farnaby as TBC
- Wealthy Fulcher as TBC
- Kobna Holdbrook-Smith as TBC
- Colin O’Brien as TBC
- Rakhee Thakrar as TBC
- Ellie White as TBC
- Murray McArthur as TBC
- Tracy Ifeachor as TBC
Paddington director Paul King shall be main issues behind the digital camera utilizing a script he co-wrote with Farnaby. Mainly, we’re in superb arms.
What will Wonka be about?
Wonka is a musical prequel to Roald Dahl’s 1964 guide Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing unit, and will comply with a younger Wonka earlier than he units up his unbelievable chocolate manufacturing facility.
The movie shall be establishing its personal continuity, ignoring the occasions established by Tim Burton and Johnny Depp’s model of the movie. So don’t anticipate Willy’s dad to be a dentist on this one. That mentioned, we spoke with director Paul King, who mentioned that loads of Easter eggs can nonetheless be anticipated.
We all know that Wonka will see Willy arrive in a European metropolis that’s the dwelling of chocolate. It’s already run steadfast by the chocolate cartel, a trio of three of probably the most profitable chocolate makers. They don’t take too kindly to a younger Wonka attempting to enter their ranks, so his journey to turning into a grasp sweet maker shall be rather a lot tougher than it appears.
We will even see the introduction of Oompa-Loompas in Wonka’s life, which is framed within the trailer as Hugh Grant’s Oompa-Loompa following Wonka again from Loompaland. Plus, we all know that Wonka has a toddler sidesick, Noodle, an orphan woman who will little question assist him climb the ranks and evade the cartel.
Does Wonka have a trailer?
Sure! The Wonka trailer dropped on Tuesday July 11, 2023. Now we are able to lastly get a correct take a look at Chalamet in that basic prime hat.
There’s loads to have a look at within the Wonka trailer, which provides loads of whimsical fancy. We get a correct take a look at Wonka arriving at a Europeon metropolis, the place chocolate cartels rule. Though Willy is an enthuastic younger chocolate maker, he’ll little question meet some resistant from the previous guard, consisting of Slugworth, Fickelgruber, and Prodnose.
Flying candies, balloon travels, and indulgent dance sequences are on the coronary heart of this trailer, so be sure to watch it. And if that’s not sufficient, we’ve dug up a video of Chalamet singing (under) to tide you over whereas we look forward to the primary course.
We additionally had the prospect to attend the Wonka trailer preview social gathering, simply so we may provide the intel on what we discovered on the trailer occasion.
The place can I watch Wonka?
Wonka shall be a theatrically unique film, so when it’s launched in December 2023, you’ll have to go to the theater for an enormous display screen expertise.
After that, it can possible find yourself on Max (the not too long ago rechristened HBO Max). However in the case of sweet, the larger the higher, so why skip out on an enormous cinematic expertise?
Within the meantime, you’ll be able to watch Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp’s respective takes on the wonderful chocolatier in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Manufacturing unit and Charlie & The Chocolate Manufacturing unit: each movies are in the stores or lease on Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV Plus. You can too take a look at Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical on Netflix — however learn our Matilda assessment first so you understand what to anticipate.
Alternatively, why not learn our information detailing all the brand new films coming in 2023? We’ve obtained the Dune 2 and A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes launch dates all lined for you. Or you’ll be able to broaden your cinematic horizons with our picks for the very best films of all time.
Elsewhere, for extra household enjoyable, take a look at our lists of the very best Disney films and finest animated films. And since Wonka is popping out in December, why not check out our listing of the very best Christmas films too? On prime of all this, resident Wonka professional Tom Beasley says Wonka appears enjoyable, however we wish this bonkers Roald Dahl film much more.