Timothée Chalamet Wants You to Know His Willy Wonka Movie is "Sincere," Not Sexy

LYME REGIS, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Timothée Chalamet is seen as Willy Wonka leaving the ship on the top of a van during filming for the Warner Bros and the Roald Dahl Story Company's upcoming movie 'Wonka' on October 12, 2021, in Lyme Regis, England. This film will focus on the young Willy Wonka on his earliest adventure and how he met the Oompa-Loompas. (Photo by Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images)

Timothée Chalamet is addressing the Internet’s response to his casting within the Willy Wonka origin story, “Wonka.” Chalamet spoke in regards to the new film in an interview with British Vogue, printed Sept. 15. During the interview, journalist Giles Hattersley reminded Chalamet of tweets in regards to the new film when the primary photographs have been launched, together with one from Ben Schwartz that learn, “In this one, Wonka f*cks.”

Chalamet, laughing, stated, “You know what’s actually humorous about that’s it is so deceptive. This film is so honest, it is so joyous.” The movie, he says, has seven musical numbers. “I hate to say it, however the dream as an artist is to throw regardless of the f**ok you need on the wall, you recognize? And I assume what I’m realising is that one’s private life, one’s grownup life, could be fairly boring and the artist’s life can nonetheless be extraordinary,” Chalamet stated of his involvement within the film.

Chalamet’s casting was first introduced in May 2021 and was met with loads of questions from the web. Chalamet would be the third on-screen Wonka, after Gene Wilder’s iconic portrayal in 1971’s “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and Johnny Depp’s tackle the character in 2005’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” The new film will not inform the story of Charlie and the opposite fortunate children who discovered golden tickets, however slightly might be a prequel specializing in Wonka’s life earlier than he opened his unsettling sweet manufacturing unit.

“Wonka” filmed in London, and movies of Chalamet on set rapidly made their manner on-line, together with one among the actor filming a musical number in the street. (It’s nonetheless unclear if he’ll showcase his well-known rapping expertise at any level within the film.)

We’ll have to attend till subsequent Christmas to see the ultimate end result, although Chalamet might be busy till then. He stars on this fall’s cannibalism love story, “Bones & All,” and “Dune: Part II,” which is at present filming and in addition scheduled for a 2023 launch.

“Wonka” Cast

In addition to Chalamet, the “Wonka” solid consists of Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Colman, and Natasha Rothwell.

“Wonka” Release Date

“Wonka” is scheduled to be launched Dec. 15, 2023.

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