The actor will star in Wonka, a feature film about the youth of an eccentric chocolatier who was born under the pen of Roald Dahl.

A top hat, a velvet jacket, and an almost whimsical look. On Sunday, Timothée Chalamet revealed his first photo of himself in a Willy Wonka costume. Shot taken on a group Wonka, prequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory who holds the starring role.

“The suspense is unbearable, I hope it continues…,” writes the star Call me by your name In the image explanation. According to the site MoviewebFilming just started. Olivia Colman, Rowan Atkinson, and Sally Hawkins will appear in the cast.

The first musical

Back in May, Wonka announced that he would take a look at the character’s youth, before taking over the Chocolate Factory. Feature film directed by Paul KingPaddingtonIt is presented as a musical theatre, as reported diverse: Timothée Chalamet will show for the first time on screen his talents as a singer and dancer.

Willy Wonka was born in his novels by British writer Roald Dahl Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964) and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (1972). It was shown on screen in two adaptations of the first book, first by Gene Wilder (in 1971) and then Johnny Depp (in 2005, in front of Tim Burton’s camera).

In a few years, Timothée Chalamet has established himself as one of the main faces of the young Hollywood generation. Pushed to the fore before Call me by your name In 2017, the response has since been submitted to Steve Carell (pretty boy), a shot of Woody Allen (Rainy day in New York). Participate in the tournament Dune, currently in theaters, is the highly anticipated adaptation of Frank Herbert’s cult book.

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