The actor said the image director Paul King sent as a joke "shocked" his kids.
The actor begrudgingly endured getting motion captured in order to become an Oompa Loompa — and admitted he often chooses his roles for the money.
The "Dune" actor didn't hold back as he dropped some "shameless self-promotion" for his projects on "Saturday Night Live."
“A lot of actors [with dwarfism] feel like we are being pushed out of the industry we love,” George Coppen told the BBC.
The "Dune" and "Call Me by Your Name" actor takes on the role of eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka in the musical film, due out Dec. 15.
"The way I’m going to be sexually attracted to an oompa loompa after this," one person wrote.
“The suspense is terrible, I hope it will last..." the actor wrote alongside the shot of himself in character.