Ryan Gosling Linked With Willy Wonka Prequel

Ryan Gosling Linked With Willy Wonka Prequel
Laura Bracken
Laura Bracken

6 Jul 2017

If you want to view paradise... Simply look at Ryan Gosling. 

Last year, it was reported that Warner Bros were working on a prequel to the iconic Roald Dahl character, Willy Wonka.

According to reports, Ryan Gosling is being considered to play the role that was first brought to life on the big screen by the late Gene Wilder. 

It is yet to be confirmed, but the news first came about on the , and it revealed that Warner Bros are looking for a male actor between the age of 28 and 35. However, Gosling is just out of that bracket at 36. 

Details about the prequel are scarce to none, and it's currently unclear what the storyline of it will be. 

What has been revealed is that the movie will be directed by the producer of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, David Heyman. He will be teaming up with Simon Rich, who has worked on The Secret Life of Pets, and he will write the script. 

We're excited! 

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