The Bidens To Kick Off Screening Of ‘Wonka’ For Military Families

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will kick off a screening of Warner Bros. Discovery’s upcoming Wonka this weekend at an event for military families in Norfolk, VA.

According to the White House, the Bidens will attend the event on Sunday, to be held at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads. The event will be for military service members and their families.

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Wonka, a prequel story to the Roald Dahl classic, stars Timothée Chalamet in the title role. The cast also includes Hugh Grant, Keegan-Michael Key, Rowan Atkinson, Sally Hawkins, Olivia Colman, Jim Carter, Matt Lucas, Natasha Rothwell, Tom Davis, Mathew Baynton and Simon Farnaby.

Wonka will be released in the U.S. on Dec. 15.

The Bidens have previously hosted screenings at the White House, including a showing of Disney+’s Flamin Hot in June.

During their visit to Norfolk, the Bidens also are scheduled to  participate in a “Friendsgiving” dinner with service members and military families from the USSS Dwight D. Eisenhower and the USSS Gerald R. Ford. The event is part of the White House’s Joining Forces Initiative and is co-hosted by the USO and Robert Irvine Foundation.

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