Donald Glover Talks Playing Willy Wonka: “It Was A Really Scary Movie To Me”

A few days ago news surfaced that Donald Glover was being considered to play the iconic ‘Willy Wonka’ in a new film from Warner Bros. Glover’s name is reportedly on a short list of other potential actors who are being eyed for the role. The other day while at Atlanta FX’s FYC event, Glover would touch on the reports and his view on the role. “It kind of terrified me as a child… it was a really scary movie to me….. it’s a classic…. there was a lot of Willy Wonkas, so I would have to think about it.. it’s cool people are thinking about me.,” Glover responded Exclusively to ET. Not sure when the official word will be announced but we know if Glover is involved the film will have a unique approach. Glover also touched on Atlanta FX’s “Teddy Perkins’ episode.

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