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Finding Willy Wonka

Image Film Company Warner Bros. began preparations for filming a film about the adventures of Willy Wonka. In February, we reported that the director's chair for the film based on the fairy tales of Roald Dahl was offered to the director of "The Adventures of Paddington" Paul King. Now Collider has learned that the WB management has begun looking for a performer to play the eccentric owner of the Chocolate Factory.

According to Hollywood insiders, Ryan Gosling, Ezra Miller and Donald Glover are shortlisted for the role of Willie Wonka. The first one began to be wooed into the project last summer. In favor of Gosling's candidacy, the fact that over the past couple of years he already had to collaborate with the WB on Blade Runner 2049 and Goodfellas may play a role. The studio is also well aware of Ezra Miller's acting potential in the DC superhero universe and the fantasy movie series Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The variant with Donald Glover is also very interesting. His role in Han Solo: Star Wars. Stories ”the actor and musician proved to the audience that he is able to cope with the images of cult movie heroes.


Whoever comes out victorious from the struggle for the role of Willie Wonka, he will have to make a lot of efforts to outshine his predecessors. Earlier, the image of the chocolate mogul on the big screen was embodied by Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp.

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Author: Jake Pinkman