Few actors have been as busy as Timothée Chalamet over the previous few years, so we will’t blame you should you utterly forgot that he was purported to play Bob Dylan in a biopic from James Mangold. Although it’s been almost three years because the casting was introduced, Chalamet insists that the undertaking — titled Going Electrical — remains to be going “in a really constructive route.”
The Dune hero provided an replace in a latest cowl story for Selection: “I haven’t stopped getting ready, which has been one of many best presents for me,” he stated. “It’s been an exquisite expertise attending to dive into that world, whether or not we get to make it or not. However with out giving something away — as a result of I don’t need to beat anybody to the punch, and clearly issues have to come back collectively formally — the winds which can be blowing are blowing in a really constructive route.”
However the silver lining of the pandemic gave Chalamet a while to get away from his New York Metropolis hometown and revel in a keep upstate, the place Dylan famously spent a big portion of his life. He advised GQ on the time: “It’s not like I’m affected by lack of connection in any other case, but it surely simply actually seems like I’m connecting to one thing right here.”
Manufacturing hasn’t but begun on the Dylan biopic, and received’t till subsequent 12 months on the earliest. Chalamet remains to be within the thick of a press tour for the cannibal romance Bones and All, which he’s juggling with manufacturing on Dune 2. Earlier than the sci-fi sequel comes out, although, we’ll see him as a younger Willy Wonka within the origin movie Wonka.
Other than Dune, 2021 additionally gave us Chalamet supporting roles in The French Dispatch and Don’t Look Up.