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“Somebody who could be a real sh*t”: ‘Wonka’ Director Defends Casting Hugh Grant as Oompa Loompa Amid Backlash

Paul King’s upcoming film, Wonka, starring Timothée Chalamet is set to take the audience on a journey of the center character of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The 2023 musical fantasy follows the adventures of young Willy Wonka and how he met Oompa Loompa, portrayed by Hugh Grant. While Chalamet’s casting has received quite a positive response from the audience, …

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