“‘Wonka’ is about bringing a light into a world that is in desperate need of it,” says Timothée Chalamet

    WONKA

    Timothée Chalamet is proud to be a part of “ Wonka. ”

    All the singing and dancing away, Chalamet, who plays the cherished chocolatier in the film, is most proud of being part of “ a joyful movie, that’s about bringing a light into a world that’s in hopeless need of it, ” he says.

    When Chalamet read “ Wonka, ” he did feel “ the classic thespian challenge — the singing, the dancing. ” But when he thinks about the film’s reason for being, “ it is to bring joy into the world, ” he says. “ It’s to encourage featuring; to encourage the romanticists to continue featuring; to encourage declaring yourself as you are, who you are, without question. It’s to declare that to partake in kindness and enthusiasm is to paint a way forward, not only for yourself, but for those around you. It’s about community, and it’s about community surviving in spaces of corrosion. It’s about light and love. I ’m so proud to have been a part of that. ”

    Wonka, an intoxicating blend of magic and music, mayhem and emotion, tells the story of Willy Wonka’s youngish days, when he was just starting out as a chocolate- maker hoping to partake his chocolate with the world by setting up shop at the edifice of delicacy known as the Galeries Gourmet with nothing but a many rulers( coins) and a chapeau full of dreams. A prequel to the 2005 megahit Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Wonka, grounded on the cherished character created by stylish– dealing children’s book author Roald Dahl, is written and directed by Paul King( Paddington flicks) and produced by David Heyman( the Harry Potter pictures).

    To make sure he does the iconic character of Willy Wonka justice, Chalamet worked hard in medication for the partespecially for the singing and dancing bits. “ I had a lot of singing and oral training with our head of the music department, the British James Taylor, not the other James Taylor, ” shares Chalamet. “ Also, there was a lot of cotillion training with Chris Gattelli, a fellow New Yorker and a fantastic choreographer. alsoreiterationreiterationreiterationreiteration. It was smart, because by the time the movie started, the physical stamina was there.

    “ And I’ve to say that this was the most physically grueling design I ’ve ever been on. This was every scene. There’s the enthusiasm of the character coupled with the fact that there is n’t a scene that’s really stationary. That’s not only great for the story, but it was also a great assignment as an actor. I was thankful to have that run up because of the shape I was suitable to get into. ”

    It helped that he’d a greatco-star in Calah Lane, who plays Noodle, a smartpessimisticsarcastic youthful orphan who befriends Willy. Chalamet was veritably much impressed with his youngishco-star. “ It’s a huge bid to be on a design when you ’re this youthful. I was working as an actor at this age, but not on effects this long — perhaps a day or two then or there. She really has her head on her shoulders; she’s a fantastic actress, ” says Chalamet.

    Lucky for Lane, there were days on set when she was n’t the only sprat. And Chalamet treasured similar days too because they brought about a veritably positive energy. “ The days when we had a lot of kiddies around, it brought a sincerity, an intentness and a joy to the setespecially when you ’re wearing the burgundy fleece and you see the way people are replying It was great. ”

    Get ready for your sweet vacation treat. Wonka opens in Philippine playhouses December 6, one week ahead of theU.S. A perfect Christmas indeed!

    Grounded on the extraordinary character at the center of “ Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, ” Roald Dahl’s most iconic children’s book and one of the best- dealing children’s books of all time, “ Wonka ” tells the stupendous story of how the world’s topmost innovatormagician and chocolate- maker came the cherished Willy Wonka we know moment. “ Wonka ” is an intoxicating blend of magic and music, mayhem and emotion, all told with fabulous heart and humor. Starring Timothée Chalamet in the title part, this irresistibly pictorial and inventive big screen spectacle will introduce cult to a youthful Willy Wonka, chock-full of ideas and determined to change the world one tasteful bite at a time — proving that the stylish effects in life begin with a dream, and if you ’re lucky enough to meet Willy Wonka, anything is possible.

    Directed by Paul King, with a script heco-wrote with Simon Farnaby. Produced by David Heyman, Alexandra Derbyshire and Luke Kelly.

    Starring alongside Chalamet are Calah Lane (“The Day Shall Come”), Emmy and Peabody Award winner Keegan-Michael Key (“The Prom,” “Schmigadoon”), Paterson Joseph (“Vigil,” “Noughts + Crosses”), Matt Lucas (“Paddington,” “Little Britain”), Mathew Baynton (“The Wrong Mans,” “Ghosts”), Oscar nominee Sally Hawkins (“The Shape of Water,” the “Paddington” films, “Spencer”), Rowan Atkinson (the “Johnny English” and “Mr. Bean” films, “Love Actually”), Jim Carter (“Downton Abbey”), with Oscar winner Olivia Colman (“The Favourite”). The film also stars Natasha Rothwell (“White Lotus,” “Insecure”), Rich Fulcher (“Marriage Story,” “Disenchantment”), Rakhee Thakrar (“Sex Education,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral”), Tom Davis (“Paddington 2,” “King Gary”) and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (“Paddington 2,” “Zack Snyder’s Justice League,” “Mary Poppins Returns”).

    In cinemas December 6, “Wonka” is distributed in the Philippines by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Discovery company.