Timothée Chalamet Consumed Extreme Chocolate Whereas Filming ‘Wonka’

Timothée Chalamet has shared that he skilled abdomen cramps after consuming “an excessive amount of chocolate” whereas filming Wonka, the place he’ll painting a younger Willy Wonka. The musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved youngsters’s ebook, Charlie And The Chocolate Manufacturing unit, is ready to launch on December 15. Talking at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Chalamet revealed that he had the chance to swim in actual melted chocolate throughout filming. Regardless of the discomfort brought on by his chocolate consumption, the actor expressed that enjoying the function was a “dream come true.”

In his portrayal of the character, Chalamet seeks to showcase a extra joyful and hopeful model of Willy Wonka, in distinction to earlier interpretations that have been “cynical.” Gene Wilder was the primary to carry the character to life within the 1971 adaptation, adopted by Johnny Depp in Tim Burton’s 2005 model. In different CinemaCon information, the first-look trailer for Wonka unveiled that Hugh Grant would play one of many Oompa-Loompas working for the chocolatier.

The exhibition confirmed a sneak peek of the film through which Wonka finds Grant’s Oompa-Loompa trapped in a glass jar and later hires him. The prolonged footage additionally paid homage to the musical Singin’ within the Rain, as Chalamet is proven singing, dancing, and spinning round a light-weight pole whereas trying to find magical recipes. The viewers additionally bought a glimpse of the characters performed by Olivia Colman as a Cockney innkeeper and Sally Hawkins as Wonka’s mom.

Wonka is an exploration of the enigmatic chocolatier’s origin story and won’t characteristic Charlie or some other characters who acquired an invite to go to the closely guarded chocolate manufacturing facility. Directed by Paul King, who additionally directed Paddington (2014), the movie guarantees to be an thrilling trip for all audiences.

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