Timothée Chalamet: ‘If You Would’ve Told Me When I Was 12’ That I’d Be Starring in ‘Wonka,’ I Would’ve Said ‘You’re Lying’


For Timothée Chalamet, starring in “Wonka” as the titular eccentric chocolatier is still the stuff of pure imagination.
At the film’s Tokyo premiere on Monday night, Chalamet donned a purple Prada jumpsuit and joined co-star Hugh Grant — who plays an Oompa-Loompa named Lofty — on stage to say a few words about what the role means to him.
“Paul King wrote a beautiful script…

This story appeared on variety.com, 2023-11-21.
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