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‘The Phantom Of The Open’: Sony Pictures Classics Sets Release Date For Golf Comedy Starring Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins & Rhys Ifans

Click here to read the full article. Sony Pictures Classics announced today that its golf film The Phantom of the Open, starring Academy Award winner Mark Rylance, Academy Award nominee Sally Hawkins and BAFTA Award nominee Rhys Ifans, will open in New York and Los Angeles on June 3, with a wider release in additional markets set for the following weeks. The film from director Craig Roberts will open against IFC Films’ horror-thriller Watcher, starring Maika Monroe, an Untitled WB Event Film, Fabrication Films’ crime thriller Frank and Penelope, Blue Fox Entertainment’s Eiffel and a title called Deep in the Heart: A...
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This Week in Movie News: Olivia Colman and Sally Hawkins to Co-Star in Willy Wonka Prequel, Stanley Tucci Joins Whitney Houston Biopic and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:. Wonka and the Oscar-caliber actresses: As if the Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory prequel wasn’t already prestigious enough with Timothée Chalamet in the lead role, the cast has added some more Oscar-caliber talents. According to Deadline, Academy Award-winning actress Olivia Colman (The Favourite, Netflix’s The Crown) and two-time Oscar-nominee Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water, Blue Jasmine) joined the ensemble cast. Hawkins reunites with Paddington writer/director, Paul King, for the Roald Dahl-inspired project. And Mr. Bean himself, Rowan Atkinson, will also have a role in the musical. Wonka is now shooting in the UK and is set for release on March 17, 2023.

Wonka prequel adds Olivia Colman, Rowan Atkinson, and Sally Hawkins to cast

Wonka has added Olivia Colman, Rowan Atkinson, and Sally Hawkins to its cast. Production has kicked off on the prequel film, which will explore the life of the famous chocolatier before his massive success – and is also a musical, with original songs penned by The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon. Timothée Chalamet will play the titular character Willy Wonka.
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Olivia Colman and Sally Hawkins join Wonka movie

The Oscar-winning actress and The Shape of Water star as well as Mr. Bean's Rowan Atkinson and Downton Abbey's Jim Carter were announced as new cast members on Wednesday to mark the start of filming in London.

Olivia Colman, Rowan Atkinson and Sally Hawkins Join Timothée Chalamet in ‘Wonka’

Rowan Atkinson, Olivia Colman and Sally Hawkins are rounding out what is shaping up to be a delicious cast of “Wonka,” the new film that dares to probe how the world’s most famous chocolatier and confectioner first developed his sweet tooth. Timothée Chalamet is set to play Willy Wonka, following in the daffy footsteps of Gene Wilder (a gem) and Johnny Depp (don’t feel obligated to recreate the Anna Wintour bob and wispy voice that Depp sported in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” Timmy). Warner Bros. is behind this origin story. Atkinson is best known for is work in the “Johnny English,”...