Unlocking the Magic of Wonka: Exclusive Talk With Director Paul King

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Dive into the whimsical world of Willy Wonka in this exclusive interview with director Paul King, hosted by Allison Rose from FlickDirect. Discover the inspiration behind this unique adaptation, the significance of bringing this beloved character to life, and the joy of creating a film that resonates with audiences of all ages. From the challenges of production to the thrill of its theatrical and home release, join us as we explore the creative journey behind Wonka, a film that promises to enchant viewers with its magical storytelling and memorable music.

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Based on the extraordinary character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl's most iconic children's book and one of the best-selling children's books of all time, “Wonka” tells the wondrous story of how the world's greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today.

From Paul King, writer/director of the “Paddington” films, David Heyman, producer of “Harry Potter,” “Gravity,” “Fantastic Beasts” and “Paddington,” and producers Alexandra Derbyshire (the “Paddington” films, “Jurassic World: Dominion”) and Luke Kelly (“Roald Dahl's The Witches”), comes an intoxicating mix of magic and music, mayhem and emotion, all told with fabulous heart and humor. Starring Timothée Chalamet in the title role, this irresistibly vivid and inventive big-screen spectacle will introduce audiences to a young Willy Wonka, chock-full of ideas and determined to change the world one delectable bite at a time—proving that the best things in life begin with a dream, and if you're lucky enough to meet Willy Wonka, anything is possible.

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MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Action/Adventure, Comedy
Running Time: 112 minutes
Distributed By: Warner Bros.
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