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Timothee Chalamet to Play Young Willy Wonka, Will Sing & Dance in 'Several Musical Numbers'

Timothee Chalamet to Play Young Willy Wonka, Will Sing & Dance in 'Several Musical Numbers'

Timothee Chalamet is set to portray young Willy Wonka in a new movie from Warner Bros. and the Roald Dahl Story Co., titled Wonka.

If you don’t know, Willy Wonka is a fictional character created by author Roald Dahl. He is a chocolate maker and has been portrayed in films by both Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp.

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Timothee will be involved in several musical numbers in the film and will sing and dance, Deadline reports. The site also reports that he has been the top choice for the project but his scheduling was a hurdle that had to be overcome as he also needs more time to prepare due to the musical numbers involved.

Timothee has numerous film projects coming up, including Dune, but he has one major appearance lined up at the end of the summer that fans won’t want to miss.

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