Actor with dwarfism slams new Wonka movie for casting Hugh Grant as Oompa Loompa

By Steve Hopkins

A brand new Willy Wonka film starring Timothée Chalamet within the lead function is being slammed earlier than it even hits the cinemas.

The trailer for Wonka has clocked up 27 million views since being launched a fortnight in the past, however not everyone seems to be delighted with the brand new adaption of this iconic story.

In addition to that includes Chalamet, within the function made well-known by Johnny Depp and Gene Wilder, the film, due out in December, options Hugh Grant – an Oompa Loompa.

Within the trailer, Grant seems in a glass jar and Chalamet’s Wonka asks whether or not he’s the “humorous little man who’s been following me?”

The quick, orange-faced character replies: “I’ll have you already know that I’m a wonderfully respectful measurement for an Oompa-Loompa.”


A brand new Willy Wonka film staring Timothée Chalamet within the lead function is being slammed earlier than it even hits the cinemas.

The trailer for Wonka has clocked up 27 million views since being launched a fortnight in the past, however not everyone seems to be delighted with the brand new adaption of this iconic story.

In addition to that includes Chalamet, within the function made well-known by Johnny Depp and Gene Wilder, the film, due out in December, options Hugh Grant – an an Oompa Loompa.

Within the trailer, Grant seems in a glass jar and Chalamet’s Wonka asks whether or not he’s the “humorous little man who’s been following me?”

The quick, orange-faced character replies: “I’ll have you already know that I’m a wonderfully respectful measurement for an Oompa-Loompa.”

Coppen, who has appeared in tasks like Willow, Artemis Fowl and The College for Good and Evil, bought into appearing when he noticed a casting name for actors to play Ewoks in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.

The 26-year-old, who’s following within the footsteps of his father, Willie Coppen, additionally hit out on the manner Wonka has altered Grant’s physique within the film.

He advised the BBC: “They’ve enlarged his head so his head appears larger. [I thought] what the hell have you ever performed to him.”

Prior to now movie iterations of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing facility, Oompa Loompas have been performed by actors with dwarfism.

George desires to know what has instantly modified with this newest one.

Wonka is a prequel and divulges how the long-lasting chocolate maker got here to be.

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