Paul King is selling marmalade for chocolate bars.
EW can validate that the Paddington helmer remains in last settlements to direct Willy Wonka, a brand-new take on Roald Dahl’s traditional kids’s book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Warner Bros. initially revealed it was establishing the task with Harry Potter manufacturer David Heyman back in fall2016 The movie will have a script from Simon Rich ( The Secret Life of Pets) and will concentrate on Willy Wonka’s early experiences prior to the occasions of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
The task would reunite King with Heyman, who likewise functioned as a manufacturer on both Paddington movies. Willy Wonka is a popular screen entity, having actually formerly been adjusted for movie in the renowned 1971 model starring Gene Wilder as the chocolate factory mastermind and once again in 2005 with Johnny Depp.
Warner Bros. is hoping the movie may show a golden ticket to a brand-new franchise, and they likewise apparently have an adjustment of Dahl’s The Witches in the deal with a script from Guillermo del Toro.
King is presently taking pleasure in tremendous success with Paddington 2, which has actually made a record-breaking 100 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and a BAFTA election for finest British movie.Related youtube video: (not from post)