UPDATED with new trailer: After debuting the first footage from Paul King‘s Wonka at CinemaCon last year, Warner Bros has unwrapped the latest trailer for the prequel to Roald Dahl beloved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Timothée Chalamet stars as the enigmatic Willy Wonka in the pic that focuses on the candymaker’s origins.
Have a look at the new trailer above and the poster below.
The Dune star previously opened up about why he decided to take on the role based on the iconic kidlit character.
“To work on something that will have an uncynical young audience, that was just a big joy. That’s why I was drawn to it,” he told Vogue. “In a time and climate of intense political rhetoric, when there’s so much bad news all the time, this is hopefully going to be a piece of chocolate.”
The Warner Bros film is directed by Paddington helmer King from a screenplay he co-wrote with Simon Farnaby. The cast also includes Keegan-Michael Key, Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins, Olivia Colman, Jim Carter, Matt Lucas, Natasha Rothwell, Tom Davis, Mathew Baynton and Simon Farnaby.
Hugh Grant plays the “something of a whopper” Oompa-Loompa named Lofty. Additional cast includes Peter Joseph, Rich Fulcher, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Calah Lane, Colin O’Brien, Rahkee Thakrar, Ellie White, Murray McArthur and Tracy Ifeachor.
Wonka opens in theaters on December 15.
Below is the previous trailer that debuted in July, as well as the poster: