06.06.2018

Donald Glover Might Be the Willy Wonka We Need

Donald Glover Might Be the Willy Wonka We Need

As if Star Wars wasn’t big enough, Donald Glover may be wading into even broader territory. Collider reports Glover, Ryan Gosling and Ezra Miller are the top contenders to play Willy Wonka.

Who doesn’t love Ezra Miller and Ryan Gosling? But Glover would undoubtedly offer a brand new take on the character the studio needs for a third remake. It would also pay homage to the source material. The author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl, pitched Charlie as a Black character. His literary agents warned him against it and ultimately, the character was changed to be white. While Glover won’t be playing Charlie, Wonka would certainly right the wrong.

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