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Wonka (2023)

The Story

There’s no sugar-coated childhood tale in this Wonka tale, just an unsettling story of an eccentric boy candy maker. He’s too nice and trusting for the city, and he’s quickly hoodwinked by innkeepers who ensnare him with a mile-long contract. When he tries to sell his special confections, the other chocolate sellers stop him with help of the police chief, who is easily bribed with chocolate! Wonka’s origin tale is full of twists and turns, and songs and dances. 

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The Deets

Rating: PG
Concerns: Some Violence, Mild Language, Thematic Elements
Runtime: 1h 56m
Genre: Kids & family, Musical, Comedy, Fantasy
Original Language: English
Release Date (theaters):  Wide  
Release Date (streaming): 
Jan 30, 2024

Main Cast

Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka
Calah Lane as Noodle
Keegan-Michael Key as the unnamed chocolate-addicted chief of police
Sally Hawkins as Mrs. Wonka, Willy Wonka’s late mother
Rowan Atkinson as Father Julius
Olivia Colman as Mrs. Scrubitt
Tom Davis as Bleacher

Production & Crew

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Co: Village Roadshow Pictures, The Roald Dahl Story Company, Heyday Films, Domain Entertainment
Director(s): Adam Bhala Lough, Sam Lipman-Stern
Producer(s): David Heyman, Alexandra Derbyshire, Luke Kelly
Writer(s): Simon Farnaby, Paul King
Cinematography: Chung Chung-hoon
Music: Joby Talbot (score), Neil Hannon (songs)
Editor: Mark Everson
Hair/Makeup Lead(s):  Christine Whitney (supervisor)
Costumes:  Lindy Hemming

The Trailer

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