Wonka Delights Audiences with a $39 Million Opening Weekend


Wonka made a triumphant debut, raking in an impressive $39 million in box office sales across U.S. and Canadian theaters over the weekend. The musical blends nostalgia with Timothée Chalamet’s undeniable charisma.

This film is a prequel to the iconic “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” 

This marks Chalamet’s second No. 1 movie following the success of “Dune” in 2021. Wonka’s debut has the potential holiday dominance.

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Wonka Star Power

The box office success has a lot to do with the appeal of the star, Timothée Chalamet. 

The film also boasts an ensemble cast including Hugh Grant, Olivia Colman, and Keegan-Michael Key, contributing to the overall appeal.