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‘Wonka’ arrived in theaters in Mexico and here, we had the opportunity to talk with Timothée Chalamet, director Paul King and more.
Willy Wonka is one of those characters that we all know. We have seen a couple of movies portraying him as the mysterious, successful and eccentric chocolatier of the most important factory in the world. However, his origin story in the movies hadn’t been touched upon in depth, and that’s what He has us brake by brake in an interview with the cast of the most recent installment.
Timothée Chalamet embodies this young version of Roald Dahl’s flagship character, this in an inspiring film where the main idea is that “everything good in this world begins with a dream”.
Interview with the director and cast of ‘Wonka’
There is an important point between what we see in Dahl’s texts and what the director, Paul King, decided to capture in his film. “We were interested in delving deeper into the character, and as you say, he’s quite cynical and mysterious in the books…”emphasizes the English filmmaker in an interview with ..
“But when you get to his heart, like the heart of his chocolate so to speak, you discover that deep down there is absolute joy and love. And I think that’s what’s enduring about the character, we were really interested in taking that essence and seeing the true essence of Willy Wonka“, King adds.
The film is already showing in cinemas in Mexico and here, we leave you the interview with the cast and the director of Wonka. Here you can see 10 great facts about the origin of the character and his foray into cinema.