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Most Anticipated Movie Releases of 2023

From a cocaine bear to a Willy Wonka origin story and the latest in the John Wick, Aquaman and Mission: Impossible franchises, there is a lot to look forward to in 2023. Next year, we will see new movies from Martin Scorsese, Wes Anderson and Nia DaCosta and long-awaited titles like the live-action Barbie movie […]

Keegan-Michael Key on Timothée Chalamet as ‘Wonka’: “He Drips Charisma”

In his recent British Vogue profile, Timothée Chalamet noted he has seven musical numbers in the upcoming Wonka, a film he described as “so sincere” and “so joyous.” When THR ran into Chalamet co-star Keegan-Michael Key at the premiere of his Hulu series Reboot, we asked for his take on all of the above. “He […]

Timothee Chalamet, as First Solo Man on British Vogue Cover, Details Leonardo DiCaprio Advice: “No Hard Drugs and No Superhero Movies”

Timothée Chalamet, making history as the first solo man to cover British Vogue, has a lot to say. In the Giles Hattersly-penned cover story, the man described as “boyfriend to an entire generation,” opens up about his new film, Luca Guadagnino’s cannibal love story Bones and All, his meteoric rise to fame and what life […]

Bowen Yang Brings Down the ‘SNL’ House as “Proud Gay Oompa Loompa”

Bowen Yang brought the Saturday Night Live house down when he appeared as a “proud gay Oompa Loompa” for a segment on “Weekend Update.” The comic was trending on social media Sunday thanks to the hilarious moment. Dropping by initially to talk about the reaction to the first look at Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka, […]

Timothee Chalamet Shares ‘Wonka’ First Look

Timothee Chalamet offered a first look at Warner Bros. upcoming film, Wonka. Taking to social media Sunday, the actor shared a photo of himself on set, dressed in character as the chocolatier, donning a top hat and topcoat. “The suspense is terrible, I hope it will last …WONKA,” Chalamet captioned the photo on Instagram, paying […]

Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins and Olivia Colman Join Timothee Chalamet in ‘Wonka’

Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins and Olivia Colman have joined Timothée Chalamet in Wonka, Warner Bros.’ prequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Paddington filmmaker Paul King is directing the movie, which begins principal photography Wednesday in London. King has lined up a slew of Paddington or Paddington 2 vets in the cast, among them Tom […]

Keegan-Michael Key Joins Timothee Chalamet in Warner Bros.’ ‘Wonka’ Reimagining

Keegan-Michael Key is set to join Timothée Chalamet in Warner Bros.’s Wonka, a big-screen reimagining of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. There’s no word on which role the actor of Key & Peele fame will play in the film to be directed by Paul King. […]

Original ‘Willy Wonka’ Stars Say Timothee Chalamet “Doesn’t Have to Be as Good” as Gene Wilder

Paris Themmen, the actor who played Mike Teavee in the Gene Wilder-led 1971 classic Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, says Timothée Chalamet is “a talented actor,” but that the 25-year-old star doesn’t “have to be as good” as Wilder for Warner Bros.’ planned prequel Wonka. Themmen shared his thoughts during an interview with Yahoo […]

Timothee Chalamet to Star as Young Willy Wonka in Warner Bros. Reimagining

Timothée Chalamet has claimed his golden ticket. After on-again, off-again negotiations, the actor has signed to star in Warner Bros. Wonka, a big-screen reimagining of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Paul King, the director of the Paddington movies, will be sitting in the director’s chair when cameras roll in September. […]