Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins and Olivia Colman Join Timothee Chalamet in ‘Wonka’ https://t.co/vcfB8o2JLk— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) September 29, 2021
- Oscar winner Olivia Colman, Sally Hawkins and Rowan Atkinson have joined the Willy Wonka prequel film Wonka.
- Paul King (Paddington, Paddington 2) is directing from a script co-written by King and Simon Farnaby.
- The cast also includes Timothée Chalamet, Mathew Baynton, Jim Carter, Tom Davis, Simon Farnaby, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith and Rich Fulcher.
- The director is bringing a lot of below the line staff from the Paddington films.
- The film began production today.
I still can't bring myself to get excited about this, but yay Olivia Colman!?