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Timothee Chalamet To Star In ‘Wonka’ Prequel Film From ‘Paddington’ Director

It appears that Timothee Chalamet is traveling from Arrakis, in the upcoming “Dune,” to the world of pure imagination for Warner Bros. in the prequel fantasy film, “Wonka.”Read More: ‘Wonka’: WB Reportedly Have Tom Holland & Timothée Chalamet On The Shortlist For Lead In The PrequelAccording to Deadline, Chalamet has been cast in the lead […]

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Netflix Will Adapt ‘Matilda’ Musical, Wants Ralph Fiennes For Miss Trunchbull

Back in 2018, Netflix had a plan to develop an animated series based on the books of beloved children’s author Roald Dahl. Included in the deal were such classics as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “Matilda,” both of whom have seen their fair share of movie adaptations in the past. Two years later, it […]

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Film News Roundup: ‘Willy Wonka’ Reboot in the Works With ‘Paddington’ Director

In today’s film news roundup, the director of the “Paddington” films is in talks for a “Willy Wonka” reboot, Wizard World and Sony Pictures form a partnership, and documentary “Calling All Earthlings” gets distribution.Wonka DealWarner Bros. is in talks with Paul King, director of the two “Paddington” movies, to helm a reboot of “Willy Wonka,” […]

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‘Paddington’ Director Paul King in Talks for ‘Willy Wonka’ (Exclusive)

Paul King, the director of the whimsical and acclaimed Paddington movies, has set his sights on another British literary title to adapt.King is in final negotiations to direct Willy Wonka, a re-imagining of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, being developed by Warner Bros.King would be reunited with David Heyman, the […]

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‘Paddington’ Director Paul King in Talks for New ‘Willy Wonka’ Movie

I’m not sure we need another Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory movie, but if we’re going to get one, Warner Bros. sure is putting together one hell of an exciting creative team. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Paddington director Paul King is in final negotiations to direct Warner’s Willy Wonka, a reimagining of Roald Dahl’s […]

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‘Willy Wonka’ Reimagining Coming From ‘Paddington’ Director

Great, another Willy Wonka reimagining! If the Gene Wilder classic and the goofball Tim Burton take on the Roald Dahl children’s book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory weren’t enough for you, you’re in luck. A new Willy Wonka movie is in the works, with Paddington director Paul King set to helm. The Hollywood Reporter has […]

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