The Wonka prequel movie is finally coming out! It’s been a long time since the original Wonka movie came out, and now we’re getting details on what happened before Wonka started his candy business. This new movie will be called “Wonka.” The cast includes Helena Bonham-Carter as Mrs Beauregarde, who is Charlie’s mother in the original Wonka film, and Noah Taylor as Mr Salt, an employee of Wonka’s father before he sold the company to Willy Wonka Sr. These are just some of the many talented actors that you can look forward to seeing in this prequel!
Release date Of “Wonka” Prequel:
17th March 2023
Genre(s): Fantasy, Adventure, Family film
Cast and characters of “Wonka” Prequel:
-Helena Bonham-Carter as Mrs Beauregarde: Charlie’s mother.
-Noah Taylor as Mr Salt: Wonka’s father’s employee before he sold the company to Willy Wonka Sr.
-Jim Broadbent as Beauregarde: Charlie’s grandfather.
-Ruby Barnhill as Charlie Bucket: Wonka’s first and only child.
-Zach Galligan as Wonka’s father: Willy Wonka Sr.
-Michael Bollner as Wonkalina Wonkette: Wonka Jr.’s mother and Wonkavator pilot.
-Willie Wonka Jr.: The main character of this film is Willie Wonka Jr., who runs away from school in hopes that he will one day become the owner of Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. He is portrayed by Asa Butterfield, who played in Hugo and Ender’s Game.
-Grandpa Joe: Wonka Jr.’s grandfather (Joe) will be introduced in this film as well.
-Charlie Bucket: Charlie will also make an appearance, but he isn’t Wonka’s son.
-Wonka Candy Factory: Wonka is determined to find inspiration for a new candy that he will manifest into the Willy Wonka Candy Company.
-Oompa Loompas: The Oompa Loompas and Wonk-A-Loop, as well as many other new characters, will all be featured in the Wonka prequel.
The film is set in the Victorian era and will tell Wonka’s origin story. It follows Willy Wonka Jr., who runs away from school to take over his father’s failing candy factory. He encounters Charlie, who is an innocent young boy that Wonka sees as the potential heir to his company.
The plot of this prequel was revealed to be the following. After his parents sell their candy company, a young Willy Wonka goes on an adventure when he escapes from being locked in a room by his family and travels across the world in hopes that he will find inspiration for a new candy. Wonka’s adventure is to find inspiration for his family’s chocolate factory, which he will manifest into the magical and innovative Willy Wonka Candy Company.