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Our First Look At Timothée Chalamet As A Young Willy Wonka In Prequel Movie

Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

09:09 11 Oct 2021


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Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka

Timothée Chalamet has released first look images of himself in character as a young Willy Wonka in the upcoming prequel movie.

In the caption, he quoted the late Gene Wilder's version of the chocolate factory owner: 'The suspense is terrible, I hope it will last ...'

 

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The new movie, simply titled Wonka, follows the story of a young Willy Wonka and his adventures prior to owning the chocolate factory.

According to Deadline, we'll watch as Timothée shows off his singing and dancing skills in the movie.

However, little else is known when it comes to plot details.

 

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One thing we do know is fans are buzzing to see Timothée in the role.

His celebrity pals have also been showing him support in the comments of his Instagram post.

Rebel Wilson wrote, 'All about this x,' and Kiernan Shipka said, 'OH MY GOD'

 

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While we wait for Wonka, Timothée stars in Dune, out in Irish cinemas Thursday October 21st.


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