Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory remains one of the classics of all time. Now Warner Bros. has fixed the release of the Wonka requel for 2023. It will focus on the origin story of the owner of the chocolate factory.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Wonka, which hits theaters on March 17, 2023, comes from Paddington director Paul King and Harry Potter producer David Heyman. The studio describes it as focusing on “a young Willy Wonka and his adventures before opening the world’s most famous chocolate factory”.
Paul King and Simon Farnaby drafted the new draft after Simon Rich wrote the original screenplay. Wonka is scheduled for March 17, 2023.
Gene Wilder portrayed Wonka’s role in the 1971 film, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Johnny Depp starred as the same character in the 2005 Tim Burton remake.
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