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Wonka FIRST LOOK: Timothee Chalamet films Charlie And The Chocolate Factory prequel in Dorset

Timothee Chalamet looked well and truly in character as he filmed scenes for the new Willy Wonka film alongside co-stars Matt Lucas and Tom Davis at Lyme Regis in Dorset on Monday.

The actor, 25, could be seen sporting a purple coat and dark brown top hat as he filmed an outdoor scene for the prequel, simply called Wonka.

Timothee also sported a pair of gold striped trousers and carried a large brown suitcase as he was joined by two crew members for the shoot.

Musical: The film is said to include several musical numbers

On location: Timothee Chalamet looked well and truly in character as he filmed scenes for the new Willy Wonka film alongside co-stars Matt Lucas and Tom Davis at Lyme Regis in Dorset on Monday

He completed his look with a purple scarf, brown bag and Willy Wonka’s famous cane. 

Matt was dressed in a brown coat and matching hat for the shoot, along with a pair of gold plaid trousers and thick-rimmed glasses.

Tom, who appears to be playing a member of law enforcement, sported a purple blazer with tassel shoulders and  dark trousers. 

The film star appeared to be shooting a winter scene as technicians were spotted spraying a boat with fake snow.

Co-stars: Timothee was joined by co-stars Matt Lucas and Tom Davis who were both in character

Co-stars: Timothee was joined by co-stars Matt Lucas and Tom Davis who were both in character 

Magical: The Oscar nominee got right into character as he filmed the upcoming flick

Magical: The Oscar nominee got right into character as he filmed the upcoming flick

Magical: The Oscar nominee got right into character as he filmed the upcoming flick

Costume: The actor, 25, could be seen sporting the character's purple coat and dark brown top hat as he filmed an outdoor scene for the prequel, simply called Wonka

Costume: The actor, 25, could be seen sporting the character’s purple coat and dark brown top hat as he filmed an outdoor scene for the prequel, simply called Wonka

Filming: Timothee also sported a pair of gold striped trousers and carried a large brown suitcase as he was joined by two crew members for the shoot

Filming: Timothee also sported a pair of gold striped trousers and carried a large brown suitcase as he was joined by two crew members for the shoot

Outfit: Matt was dressed in a dark brown coat and gold plaid trousers along with a dark hat

Character: He also sported leather gloves and wore thick-rimmed glasses

 Outfit: Matt was dressed in a dark brown coat and gold plaid trousers along with a dark hat

Date: Filming has been taking place at Warner Bros. Studios, Leavesden, with the film slated for release on March 17, 2023

Date: Filming has been taking place at Warner Bros. Studios, Leavesden, with the film slated for release on March 17, 2023

Plot: The Wonka prequel will follow young Willy Wonka's adventures before he builds his world-famous chocolate factory

Plot: The Wonka prequel will follow young Willy Wonka’s adventures before he builds his world-famous chocolate factory 

Fake snow also lined the boardwalk for filming, which got underway in September.      

Timothee gave his fans quite the surprise on Sunday, sharing the first look at him as Willy Wonka.  

He also shared a snap of his famous cane, while sharing one of the more iconic lines from the original film, 1971’s Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory.  

Dapper: Matt also sported a brown hat and matching gloves as they filmed the chilly outdoor scene

Dapper: Matt also sported a brown hat and matching gloves as they filmed the chilly outdoor scene

Cast: Along with Tom and Matt, the supporting cast is made up of Olivia Colman, Keegan-Michael Key, Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins

Scene: Tom appeared to be dressed as a member of law enforcement

Cast: Along with Tom and Matt, the supporting cast is made up of Olivia Colman, Keegan-Michael Key, Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins

Director: Paul King directs the prequel from a script he co-wrote with Simon Farnaby (who also stars) and Simon Rich

Director: Paul King directs the prequel from a script he co-wrote with Simon Farnaby (who also stars) and Simon Rich

Classic: The original 1971 film starring Gene Wilder is considered a classic and has been preserved by the National Film Registry

Classic: The original 1971 film starring Gene Wilder is considered a classic and has been preserved by the National Film Registry

History: Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, starring Johnny Depp, was released in 2005

History: Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, starring Johnny Depp, was released in 2005 

Beginnings: Warner Bros. first purchased the rights to the Willy Wonka character back in 2016

Beginnings: Warner Bros. first purchased the rights to the Willy Wonka character back in 2016 

Lead: The shortlist of actors to play Willy Wonka also included Ryan Gosling, Donald Glover and Ezra Miller

Lead: The shortlist of actors to play Willy Wonka also included Ryan Gosling, Donald Glover and Ezra Miller 

‘The suspense is terrible, I hope it will last …’ Chalamet said in the caption of his post, along with a factory emoji, a chocolate bar emoji and the #Wonka hashtag.

This was the first official photo we’ve seen from the production.

Filming has been taking place at Warner Bros. Studios, Leavesden, with the film slated for release on March 17, 2023.

Magic afoot: Timothee looked incredible in the confectioner's outfit as he filmed

Roald Dahl classic: The star looked stylish as he walked in England

Magic afoot: Timothee looked incredible in the confectioner’s outfit as he filmed

Kids classic: The actor looked deep in thought as he took a moment between takes

Kids classic: The actor looked deep in thought as he took a moment between takes 

Stride: It is a busy time for the Dune actor as he films his latest starring role

Stride: It is a busy time for the Dune actor as he films his latest starring role

Star: Timothee was cast in the role of Willy Wonka in May 2021

Star: Timothee was cast in the role of Willy Wonka in May 2021

Production: The film star appeared to be shooting a winter scene as technicians were spotted spraying a boat with fake snow

Production: The film star appeared to be shooting a winter scene as technicians were spotted spraying a boat with fake snow

Fantasy: Fake snow also lined the boardwalk for filming, which got underway in September

Fantasy: Fake snow also lined the boardwalk for filming, which got underway in September

Story: The film will serve as a prequel to Roald Dahl's 1964 novel Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

Story: The film will serve as a prequel to Roald Dahl’s 1964 novel Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

In character: Tom Davis wrapped up in a black coat as he was joined by two crew members during filming

In character: Tom Davis wrapped up in a black coat as he was joined by two crew members during filming 

Centre of attention: The cast and crew got into the whimsical spirit of the character as they filmed

Centre of attention: The cast and crew got into the whimsical spirit of the character as they filmed

What's that? A vintage car with a large wrapped gift on the roof travelled onto set

What’s that? A vintage car with a large wrapped gift on the roof travelled onto set

Over there: Timothee was directed as he prepared to film a scene

Over there: Timothee was directed as he prepared to film a scene

There he is: Matt looked deep in thought as he prepare to film a scene

There he is: Matt looked deep in thought as he prepare to film a scene

Career: Timothee has a busy month ahead of him with two highly-anticipated movies hitting theaters, Dune and The French Dispatch, both in theaters October 22

Career: Timothee has a busy month ahead of him with two highly-anticipated movies hitting theaters, Dune and The French Dispatch, both in theaters October 22

Projects: The French Dispatch is the latest from writer-director Wes Anderson, following a group of American journalists working in France for a magazine called The French Dispatch

Projects: The French Dispatch is the latest from writer-director Wes Anderson, following a group of American journalists working in France for a magazine called The French Dispatch

The Wonka prequel will follow young Willy Wonka’s adventures before he builds his world-famous chocolate factory.

One of the focuses of the story will be how he meets the mysterious Oompa Loompas and how they came to work at his factory. 

Timothee stars alongside Oscar winner Olivia Colman, Keegan-Michael Key, Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins and Matt Lucas.

First look: Timothee gave his fans quite the surprise on Sunday, sharing the first look at him as Willy Wonka

Original: Wilder in character as Willy Wonka

First look: Timothee gave his fans quite the surprise on Sunday, sharing the first look at him as Willy Wonka, (left) and (right) Gene Wilder who played the role in the 1971 movie 

Cane: He also shared a snap of his famous cane, while sharing one of the more iconic lines from the original film, 1971's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Cane: He also shared a snap of his famous cane, while sharing one of the more iconic lines from the original film, 1971’s Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Paul King directs the prequel from a script he co-wrote with Simon Farnaby (who also stars) and Simon Rich.

Timothee has a busy month ahead of him with two highly-anticipated movies hitting theaters, Dune and The French Dispatch, both in theaters October 22.

The French Dispatch is the latest from writer-director Wes Anderson, following a group of American journalists working in France for a magazine called The French Dispatch.

Suspense: 'The suspense is terrible, I hope it will last ...' Timothee said in the caption of his post, along with a factory emoji, a chocolate bar emoji and the #Wonka hashtag

Suspense: ‘The suspense is terrible, I hope it will last …’ Timothee said in the caption of his post, along with a factory emoji, a chocolate bar emoji and the #Wonka hashtag

Faithful: The studio then put together a more faithful adaptation of the original novel with 2005's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka and Freddie Highmore as Charlie Bucket

Faithful: The studio then put together a more faithful adaptation of the original novel with 2005’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka and Freddie Highmore as Charlie Bucket

Factory: The Wonka prequel will follow young Willy Wonka's adventures before he builds his world-famous chocolate factory

Factory: The Wonka prequel will follow young Willy Wonka’s adventures before he builds his world-famous chocolate factory

Oompa Loompa: One of the focuses of the story will be how he meets the mysterious Oompa Loompas and how they came to work at his factory

Oompa Loompa: One of the focuses of the story will be how he meets the mysterious Oompa Loompas and how they came to work at his factory

Timothee stars alongside Lea Seydoux, Christoph Waltz, Saoirse Ronan, Jeffrey Wright, Rupert Friend, Elisabeth Moss, Adrien Brody and Owen Wilson.

Dune is the highly-anticipated adaptation of Frank Herbert’s beloved sci-fi novel, from director Denis Villeneuve. 

Timothee stars with Jason Momoa, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Stellan Skarsgard, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem and Dave Bautista. 

Co-stars: Timothee stars alongside Lea Seydoux, Christoph Waltz, Saoirse Ronan, Jeffrey Wright, Rupert Friend, Elisabeth Moss, Adrien Brody and Owen Wilson

Co-stars: Timothee stars alongside Lea Seydoux, Christoph Waltz, Saoirse Ronan, Jeffrey Wright, Rupert Friend, Elisabeth Moss, Adrien Brody and Owen Wilson

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