Only in theaters December 15.
Based on the extraordinary character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Roald Dahl’s most iconic children’s book is one of the best-selling children’s books of all time. “Wonka” tells the wondrous story about the world’s greatest inventor. The magician and chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today. From Paul King, writer/director of the “Paddington” films, David Heyman, producer of “Harry Potter,” “Gravity,” “Fantastic Beasts” and “Paddington,” and producers Alexandra Derbyshire (the “Paddington” films, “Jurassic World: Dominion”) and Luke Kelly (“Roald Dahl’s The Witches”), comes an intoxicating mix of magic and music, mayhem and emotion, all told with fabulous heart and humor.
The movie stars Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka. This irresistibly vivid and inventive big screen spectacle will introduce audiences to a young Willy Wonka. Creatively chock-full of ideas and determined to change the world one delectable bite at a time. Proving that the best things in life begin with a dream, and if you’re lucky enough to meet Willy Wonka, anything is possible.
“Wonka” opens in theaters and in IMAX internationally in December 2023 and in North America on December 15, 2023. It will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures.