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Timothee Chalamet Completes Wonka Filming

Timothee Chalamet has finished filming for 'Wonka'.The 25-year-old actor will play the lead role in the musical film, which acts as a prequel to 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' and centres on a young version...

Timothee Chalamet Will Play Willy Wonka In Prequel Film

Timothee Chalamet will play Willy Wonka in an upcoming prequel to ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’.The 25-year-old actor has been rumoured to be taking on the iconic role of the chocolate factory proprietor for several...

Tributes Pour In For Gene Wilder Who Has Died Aged 83

Tributes have poured in for actor and writer Gene Wilder who has died aged 83. Wilder’s death was announced by his family on Monday, who revealed he had been secretly battling Alzheimer’s for three years....

The Younger Members Of The Willy Wonka Cast Reunite On The Today Show

Well, that's something we never thought we'd see. A good chunk of the cast from the original 'Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory' have reunited for the movie's 44th anniversary during an appearance on the...

Willy Wonka Child Star Swapped Acting For Animals

The child star who appeared alongside Gene Wilder in cult classic Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory bowed out of the spotlight in order to find a "more steady" career - and ended up becoming...

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Musical Debuts In West End

When Sam Mendes first decided to adapt Roald Dahl's 49 year-old best loved children's book about an eccentric chocolate maker and one very lucky little boy, he hadn't anticipated the scale or scope of his...

Gene Wilder: 'Tim Burton's Willy Wonka Remake Is An Insult'

Comedy icon Gene Wilder has taken aim at director Tim Burton for remaking movie classic Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, insisting the 2005 film is "an insult".The veteran actor, who turned 80 on Tuesday...

Gene Wilder's Willy Wonka Costume To Be Auctioned

Gene Wilder's costume from Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory is set to go under the hammer as part of a collection of memorabilia from the beloved 1971 movie.Bosses at California auction house Profiles in...

Wilder Reveals The Truth About Gilda In New Tell-all

Movie funnyman GENE WILDER has poured out his heart about his late wife GILDA RADNER in a new book, revealing that the comedienne was a bulimic binge drinker with a terrible insecurity complex. In...

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