Timothée Chalamet Gives an Update on His Bob Dylan Biopic: "I Haven't Stopped Preparing"

In early 2020, Deadline reported that Timothée Chalamet was in talks to affix Rami Malek and Taron Egerton within the ranks of performers who’ve starred in musical biopics. The younger “Bones and All” actor is about to play Bob Dylan in an upcoming biopic directed by James Mangold referred to as “Going Electric.”

Details of the movie are nonetheless scarce, but it surely seems the film shall be based mostly on the e book “Dylan Goes Electric!” by Elijah Wald. It will comply with Dylan all through the ’60s and have his interactions with Joan Baez and Pete Seeger, amongst different musicians of the time. Dylan’s supervisor Jeff Rosen is about to supply.

There have understandably been delays in getting the biopic off the bottom amid the COVID pandemic, however Chalamet up to date Variety on the venture in a November 2022 interview. “I have not stopped getting ready, which has been one of many best items for me,” he mentioned. “It’s been an exquisite expertise attending to dive into that world, whether or not we get to make it or not. But with out giving something away — as a result of I do not wish to beat anybody to the punch, and clearly issues have to return collectively formally — the winds which might be blowing are blowing in a really optimistic course.”

Will we get to listen to Chalamet sing as Bob Dylan? Considering he sings on display screen for his position as Willy Wonka within the “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” prequel “Wonka,” the possibilities are excessive.

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