Timothée Chalamet, Oscar-nominated, and certified teen heartthrob has won out against some huge names for the role of Willy Wonka in an upcoming musical feature.

The casting agency has pushed aside the likes of Tom Holland, Ryan Gosling, Donald Glover and Ezra Miller to pick Chalamet in the feature which will be directed by Paul King, who worked on the work of art that is Paddington the movie.

The musical film will be based on the story of how Willy Wonka met the Oompa Loompas that now work in his Chocolate Factory, which is briefly touched upon in Johnny Depp’s version.

The original Roald Dahl novel from 1964 goes into further depth into the world the Oompa Loompas are from and it’s wilder than you can imagine.

With the magical mind of Paul King behind the lense and the gorgeous Chalamet at the helm, it’s going to be an experience to remember!


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