Hugh Grant's Oompa Loompa Encounter Takes a Dark Turn in New Wonka Video

News - 10 December 2023
A fresh video for the film Wonka presents the initial encounter between Wonka, portrayed by Timothée Chalamet, and the Oompa Loompa, played by Hugh Grant. The scene unfolds with Wonka making a derogatory comment towards the Oompa Loompa, referring to him as a "funny little man." In the cover of the night, Hugh Grant's character, the Oompa Loompa, stealthily maneuvers past the sleeping Wonka and heads toward a sizeable glass jar filled with chocolates.

However, the seemingly tempting chocolates reveal themselves to be a snare, leading the Oompa Loompa to find himself trapped inside the glass container.nnHugh Grant, a respected and affable British actor, is renowned for his endearing portrayals in popular films such as Notting Hill, Bridget Jones's Diary, and Love Actually. In 1995, Grant even secured a spot at number 43 on the list of 'sexiest men' in the esteemed film magazine Empire.

Despite his charming persona, Grant showcases a different facet of his acting prowess in the latest Wonka video.nnIn this new snippet from Wonka, Grant embodies a character who stands in stark contrast to his usual roles. The film revolves around the story of the young and impoverished Willy Wonka, portrayed by Timothée Chalamet, who harbors aspirations of establishing a chocolate emporium in a city famed for its confectionery delights.

As the plot unfolds, Willy Wonka is swiftly enlightened to the fact that the chocolate industry is under the control of a nefarious cartel comprising rapacious chocolatiers.nnWonka is slated for release in Dutch cinemas on December 13th, offering audiences a glimpse into the tumultuous world of Willy Wonka and the challenges he faces in pursuing his dreams amidst a backdrop of cutthroat competition and deception.