No, it is not pure creativeness: Timothée Chalamet stars because the titular chocolatier in Wonka. And at present, we bought an enormous style of what is to return.
Twonka, a historical past
The movie first began producing buzz again in Oct. 2021, when a mix of unsanctioned fan footage and an official first look of Chalamet as Willy Wonka hit timelines. His portrayal of Wonka, shortly dubbed Twonka,(opens in a new tab) brief for “Twink Wonka,” created the right recipe for meme-making.
Maybe Twonka is the subsequent Barbenheimer?
Followers took word of his costuming, which regarded suspiciously like The Muppet‘s Gonzo(opens in a new tab)‘s elegant night put on, and one fan even identified his tall hat's “cock vein”(opens in a new tab) — thoughts you, this was half a yr earlier than the Snickers “dick vein” controversy(opens in a new tab). Chalamaniacs keep forward of the developments. Moreover, a grainy video(opens in a new tab) of Chalamet using on the again of a choose up truck singing (!) “Now it’s time to point out the world my recipe / I’ve bought 12 silver sovereigns in my pocket / And a hat stuffed with goals,” despatched followers into hysterics.
For the final yr, followers have been residing off Wonka crumbs, posting memes in anticipation for at present's trailer. One fan resurfaced an edit(opens in a new tab) of Chalamet's infamous LaGuardia Excessive College expertise present efficiency set to “Oompa Loompa” with the caption, “HAPPY WONKA TRAILER DAY TO ALL WHO CELEBRATE.”
The callbacks to Chalamet's time as a Nicki Minaj cowl artist and rapper by the title of Lil' Timmy Tim didn't finish there. The trailer teased some huge dance sequences, and followers posted these previous dance clips to have fun.
The trailer contained some really weird strains and supply from Chalamet, and Twitter customers bit on the alternative to level them out. Favorites embody, “Nope! Scratch that. Reverse it(opens in a new tab)!,” “I'm making chocolate of, course(opens in a new tab),” and “Here we go, mama.(opens in a new tab)”
Mr. Wonka himself even bought in on the enjoyable with a tweet(opens in a new tab) studying, “HUGHMPA LOOMPA DOOPATY GRANT” in reference to Hugh Grant's portrayal of an oompa loompa.
Regardless of the really goofy moments within the trailer and Chalamet getting in on the fanfare, some questioned if Chalamet comprises the silliness mandatory for a job like Wonka. One Twitter user wrote(opens in a new tab), “Hate to say it however Timmy lacks the Whimsy. He's simply not a foolish little man. He doesn’t have foolish man power.” The tweet garnered over 23,000 likes and counting. However we stay Twonka defenders.
Solely 157 days till we get to see Chalamet cooking up one thing scrumptious on the large display screen.