Willy Wonka: Reboot in the works with David Heyman producing

Warner Bros. and producer , David Heymanand are teaming-up for the reboot of Willy Wonka, the famous eccentric character played by the late Gene Wilder.

Sources tells Variety that the film will not be an origin tale, but a standalone movie focused on Wonka and his early adventures.

Heyman will produce with Michael Siegel the movie that chronicles the adventures of Wonka and how he came to set up his famous factory. The script will be written by scribe Simon Rich.

David Heymanand worked on the “Harry Potter” franchise and rebooting it with “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,”.

Who would you love to see play Willy Wonka in the reboot?