Wonka 2
Wonka 2

Will there be Wonka 2? Wonka was one of the most anticipated films of the year, a prequel to the famous story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Which showed us the origins of the eccentric Willy Wonka. The film is directed by Paul King, the same who brought us the successful adaptations of Paddington. And stars Timothée Chalamet, one of the most popular actors of the moment.

But what do we know about Wonka 2? Will there be a sequel to this movie that promises to be a delight for chocolate and fantasy lovers? When will Wonka premiere on HBO Max? In this article, we tell you everything you need to know about the future of this franchise.

Will there be Wonka 2?: What does the director have to say?

In a recent interview with Movieweb, Paul King revealed that he has plans for a possible Wonka sequel, although nothing is confirmed yet. According to the director, the idea is to further explore the world of Willy Wonka and his creations, and perhaps introduce some new characters.

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It’s definitely something we’re thinking about. One of the things I like most about David Heyman, my producer, is that he’s made so many great movies that he doesn’t feel pressure to make a movie because it can be made. He has a great saying that’s enormously reassuring to me when he says. ‘Let’s think about it, see what we come up with and then see if we want to do it,’ and it’s incredibly liberating, rather than someone saying, ‘You’re making a movie that’s coming out in September,’ and you say, ‘I don’t even have an idea. Let’s take a walk and keep calm, it was about 50 years between Gene Wilder’s movie and ours.”

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“We can wait a moment, and if we don’t come up with a story, this is a movie with a beginning, middle and end that works on its own and we’ll see if we come up with something that we think might be exciting. Of course, there are some ideas kicking around, but we don’t have a story yet, so we’ll see what happens.”

Wonka: When does it premiere on HBO Max?

It will be available on the streaming platform HBO Max, thanks to the deal Warner has signed with the service starting March 8.

Wonka: What is the first part about?

Wonka is a prequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The novel by Roald Dahl that has been adapted to film twice, once with Gene Wilder and once with Johnny Depp. The film tells the story of how Willy Wonka became the owner of the most famous chocolate factory in the world.

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It is set in the 19th century, and will show us a young Wonka traveling the world in search of inspiration and exotic ingredients for his chocolates. In his adventure, he will meet all kinds of characters and situations, which will help him forge his personality and style.

Actor Timothée Chalamet brings Wonka to life, and will also voice some of the original songs that will be part of the soundtrack. Chalamet has expressed his excitement about playing this iconic character.