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Timothée Chalamet is inspired by Ariana Grande for what will be this Christmas’ film



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About to hit Portuguese cinemas, “Wonka” stars Timothée Chalamet in the lead role. But many don’t know that there was a secret to preparing this new musical adventure. And there was even a hint of inspiration from Ariana Grande and Katy Perry.

The star of “Call Me By Your Name” He took lessons from a vocal coach to play Willy Wonka, so it is a film in the musical genre. But the truth is that this voice professional is not just any person. Eric Vetro is also responsible for teaching other celebrities and pop stars such as Ariana Grande or Katy Perry.

“It was scary because the character is loved, people are very protective of characters they love and skeptical of Hollywood remakes. But I think we did a great job. I’m very happy with the film”, the actor began by saying to Reuters, quoted by Public.

Thimotée Chalamet will bring to life a younger version of the famous inventor of the chocolate factory, who came to the big screen through the hands of names like Gene Wilder or Johnny Depp. However, that doesn’t mean the protagonist of the film “Dune” feels pressured. “A lot of training, a lot of singing lessons with Eric Vetro in Los Angeles, a lot of work”, he added, speaking to that news agency.


In this prequel to “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, moviegoers will follow the story of the most famous chocolatier ever who has just arrived in that city, after several years working at sea. However, not everything will be easy for the protagonist! His dream is to open a chocolate store in that area, but he ends up coming across a cartel that makes his life very difficult.

In the midst of all this, Willy Wonka It seems like finding the right friends to help you pursue your dream. In addition to crossing paths with a young orphan, the character also makes friends with a cartoonish creature with orange skin and green hair. This is, of course, a Oompa Loompawho in this film is played by another big name, Hugh Grant.

Remember that “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” became popular among the general public through the book Roald Dahl. However, it only reached the big screen in 1971, when Wilder took on the role of the eccentric chocolatier. It was only decades later, in 2005, that Depp brought to life that famous character that is so present in all of our imaginations.


“Wonka” hits Portuguese cinemas next month, on December 7th. Are you looking forward to seeing this film by the same director as “Paddington”, Paul King?

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