“Willy Wonka” Prequel May Star Donald Glover - Donald Glover may be heading to the chocolate factory, but he’s got competition to get past first.
He is reportedly up for the role of Willy Wonka in an upcoming "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" prequel. The full list of celebrities also said to be vying for the role include Ezra Miller and Ryan Gosling. Willy Wonka was originated by Gene Wilder and is the benchmark. The character was later portrayed by Johnny Depp.
Glover just starred in "Solo: A Star Wars Story," and is also well known for his show, "Atlanta."