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A ‘Willy Wonka Experience’ Horror Movie Is Already In The Works

A ‘Willy Wonka Experience’ Horror Movie Is Already In The Works

Just a week after it went viral, the infamous “Willy Wonka Experience” has spawned a horror movie.

Scotland-based film production company Kaledonia Pictures announced The Unknown is now in the works, with the horror film centering around the disastrous “Willy Wonka Experience” that took the Internet by storm last week. In a nutshell, AI-generated artwork was used to promote an immersive, Willy Wonka-themed experience for Glasgow residents. No surprise, not only did the pictures not live up to reality, but the real-life experience was worse than anyone could have imagined. From dollar store decorations hung in a creepy warehouse to sad-looking Oompa Loompas, the “experience” turned out to be the biggest failure since Fyre Festival.

The internet, of course, had a blast. In particular, the event’s character “the Unknown” has become an Internet legend. The character is not part of Roald Dahl’s classic but is a completely new villain made up for the event. The AI-generated script (which reads like a fever dream) revealed that Willy McDuff and his “Wonkidoodles” — not Oompa Loompas — had to battle “the Unknown” for… well. No one’s really sure. But it definitely wasn’t chocolate.

It’s no surprise then that a film studio is already getting the ball rolling. But it won’t be a retelling or a documentary — although that’s likely on its way. Instead, the film will focus on a renowned illustrator and his wife who are haunted by the tragic death of their son, Charlie. Trying to ignore their grief, the couple escape to the Scottish Highlands “where an unknowable evil awaits them.”

The Unknown is aiming for release in late 2024.

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