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Paul King in talks to direct 'Willy Wonka' reboot

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

"Paddington" is in negotiations to a reboot of "Wonka".

The project is being produced by David Heyman, which is based on Roald Dahl's classic childrens book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", Variety reported.

has written the new script.

The plot focuses on the book published in 1964, which revolves around an 11-year-old and the eccentric chocolatier, Wonka, who decides to re-open his factory.

He allows five children to come on a tour of the factory after they find a golden ticket in a Bar.

famously portrayed in the 1971 film adaptation titled and the

too played the legendary chocolatier in the 2005 adaptation.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 18:05 IST