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Gene Wilder’s “Willy Wonka” Coming to Theaters This Weekend

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Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, first released in 1971, remains a much-beloved classic. But if you’re among the generations of fans who’ve never had the opportunity to see it in a movie theater, you’ll get your chance this weekend.

In honor of Willy Wonka star Gene Wilder, select Regal Entertainment Group theaters will host two screenings of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory this Saturday.

To find out if there’s a screening in your neighborhood, visit RegMovies.com.

Wilder died Monday of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 83.

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