There's a New Willy Wonka Film in the Works!
From the Harry Potter franchise to the film adaptation of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, producer David Heyman and Warner Bros. are once again joining up in reviving one iconic candy maker character and most often used meme!
Variety reported that the studio has been awarded the intellectual rights to Willy Wonka. Since the two films of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and the reboot Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, this new film will not be another adaptation of the tale, but instead will be an original story centered on the eccentric Willy Wonka. Simon Rich, writer for Secret Life of Pets, is said to be penning the script. However, there's still no word who will be directing and who our main protagonist will be. (via bustle.com)
Who do you think should be playing our dear old Willy Wonka?