Paul King’s ‘Wonka’ Early Screening Gets Trashed by Critics

Recent reports from World of Reel indicate that the early screening of Paul King’s adaptation of “Wonka,” starring Timothée Chalamet and Hugh Grant, has elicited mixed reactions from critics. The film, which marks Feig’s latest directorial venture, was showcased to a select group of critics, and the feedback points to a less-than-enthusiastic reception.

One critic present at the screening described the film as “tonally way off,” while another went as far as to call it a “mess.” These initial critiques are concerning, especially considering the film’s significant budget of $125 million.

The current box office projections for “Wonka” are estimated at $25 million for the opening weekend, a number that is notably lower than anticipated. With Paul Feig at the helm, the film’s unique vision and execution are under scrutiny, especially in the face of such lukewarm early reviews and modest financial expectations.

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