Timothee Chalamet shares first look of his transformation into Willy Wonka ahead of prequel

Timothee Chalamet has shared the first look of himself as the iconic Willy Wonka from the upcoming prequel and it looks like he was born for the role, according to Metro

The Call Me By Your Name actor, the publication says, casually blessed our timelines with an official photo of himself donning Wonka’s classic purple velvet coat and a brown top hat with snowflakes falling around him as he stares intently into the distance. 

‘The suspense is terrible, I hope it will last …,’ he cheekily captioned the snap, quoting Wonka’s classic line from the 1971 instalment Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. 

Timothee, 25, has big shoes to fill with the late Gene Wilder first playing the iconic character in the 1971 movie, while Johnny Depp took on the role in 2005.

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