Wonka: Speculated cast, plot, release date and what we know so far


Wonka is a 2023 musical fantasy film directed by Paul King and co-written by Simon Farnaby. It depicts the early days of the titular Willy Wonka, a character in Roald Dahl’s 1964 novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, as an eccentric chocolatier.
Following the acquisition of Warner Bros. Pictures, which previously adapted the novel in 2005, acquired the rights to the eponymous character in October 2016 and stated the film will serve as Wonka’s genesis narrative. Chalamet was confirmed to portray Wonka in May 2021, while the supporting cast was unveiled in September of that year.

Are you looking for more details about this upcoming film? Then you are at the right place, Following is everything to know about Wonka.

Wonka: Cast

For all that we know, the network is yet to update about the cast of this upcoming film which is why we cannot provide you the exact list of the entire cast members. As per the reports, following is the potential cast of Wonka.

  • Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka
  • Calah Lane as Noodle
  • Keegan-Michael Key as the Chief-of-Police
  • Paterson Joseph as Arthur Slugworth
  • Matt Lucas as Prodnose
  • Mathew Baynton as Ficklegruber
  • Sally Hawkins as Willy Wonka’s mother
  • Rowan Atkinson as Father Julius
  • Jim Carter as Abacus Crunch
  • Tom Davis as Bleacher
  • Olivia Colman as Mrs. Scrubbit
  • Hugh Grant as an Oompa-Loompa
  • Natasha Rothwell as Piper Benz
  • Rich Fulcher as Larry Chucklesworth
  • Rakhee Thakrar as Lottie Bell
  • Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
  • Simon Farnaby
  • Colin O’Brien
  • Ellie White
  • Murray McArthur
  • Tracy Ifeachor
  • Isy Suttie

Furthermore, it is possible that there could be an addition to the above mentioned cast of the film.

Wonka: Plot

Wonka’s story is not entirely understood. The film will be a prequel, providing additional information about Willy’s background and how he became a world-famous chocolatier. Still, we won’t know anything until we see a teaser trailer.

Wonka: Release Date

The planned release date of the Wonka movie was set for March 17, 2023. However, the was postponed because to the COVID-19 pandemic’s negative effects on Hollywood’s production schedule and the gradual return of moviegoers to theaters. The movie Wonka will premiere in theaters on December 15, 2023.

Wonka: Official Trailer

Check out the official trailer of Wonka below: