Willy Wonka: Paddington Director Paul King in Talks

Paul King in talks to direct 'Willy Wonka' reboot

Paul King in talks to direct 'Willy Wonka' reboot

The Hollywood Reporter broke the news on Paul King directing Willy Wonka earlier today. The Johnny Depp-starring remake by Tim Burton is widely considered as a bit of a misstep, though it does benefit from having the Oompa Loompa sing versions of the songs from the book in all their misanthropic glory.

For those unaware, Paddington and Paddington 2 are critical juggernauts. The second film, after 176 positive reviews, still holds strong at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. They hope that King will start a new franchise that will "stand out artistically".

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Wonka is the fictional infamous and eccentric owner of a chocolate factory who figured prominently in Dahl's 1964 book and its follow-up, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator.He was also the caretaker of the Oompa-Loompas, the short humans whom Wonka saved from enemies in Loompaland and now makes his sweets. Rich's concept is a prequel of sorts, taking place before the events of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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The last we heard about this project was back in July, when Ryan Reynolds mentioned in an interview that he wanted to play the title character in Willy Wonka.

Without exaggeration: King's whimsical, cheeky, good-hearted style is note-perfect for a Chocolate Factory movie.

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