Olivia Colman, Rowan Atkinson and Sally Hawkins cast in Wonka prequel

Stars Olivia Colman, Rowan Atkinson and Sally Hawkins head up the leading cast the new upcoming ‘Wonka’ prequel.

The long awaited film – which sees Timothee Chalamet cast as the famous chocolatier – has recently begun shooting the hotly anticipated flick with the full cast has been disclosed

With ‘Paddington’ chief Paul King helming the prequel to ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, the movie producer has enlisted some renowned talent from the surprisingly realistic movie franchise.

Sally who played Mary Brown in the ‘Paddington’ films joins Tom Davis, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Simon Farnaby, and Matt Lucas have additionally been signed-up for ‘Wonka’ appearances.

The cast likewise flaunts Jim Carter, Rich Fulcher, Paterson Joseph, Calah Lane, Colin O’Brien, Natasha Rothwell, Rakhee Thakrar and Ellie White.

Recently, it was said that Keegan-Michael Key had boarded the flick which strarted production yesterday in London.

Other than youthful Wonka himself, the movie cast‘s separate jobs are yet to be uncovered.

The plot follows the “striking, legendary beginnings of the creative youthful designer before he turns into the eminent scrumdiddlyumptious Mozart of chocolate.”

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The studio described the story as an exploration of the “vivid, mythical beginnings of the imaginative young inventor before he becomes the renowned scrumdiddlyumptious Mozart of chocolate.” It takes place before the events of the Roald Dahl book.

Paul co-composed the screenplay with Simon Farnaby, while David Heyman is creating.

Timothee will turn into the third star to play Wonka on the big screen, after the late Gene Wilder originally rejuvenated the person in 1971’s ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’, before Johnny Depp assumed the part in the Tim Burton-coordinated 2005 film ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’.

Warner Bros. have been chipping away at the film for various years, and they recently viewed as any semblance of Tom Holland, Ryan Gosling, Donald Glover, and Ezra Miller for the famous job.

Neil Hannon of the band The Divine Comedy is writing original songs for the film.

‘Wonka’ is scheduled for theatres on 17th March 2023.

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