Timothée Chalamet's 'Wonka' Delivers a Sweet Surprise with $43.2M Overseas Debut

Timothée Chalamet's film "Wonka" has exceeded industry projections of $30M-$35M from its international release.

The movie saw a strong $43.2M 5-day opening overseas across 37 markets at the box office.

The UK led in box office gross with an estimated $11.1M in its 3-day weekend in the market.

Other notable international box office figures include $5.2M (Mexico), $4.4M (Spain), $3.6M (Germany), $3.3M (China), $3.1M (Japan), and $2M (Brazil).

Wonka, musical fantasy prequel, tells the origin story of Willy Wonka, the eccentric chocolatier of Roald Dahl's beloved novels, set to release in US on December 15.