Timothy Chalamet to play Bob Dylan

The star of The King will move to the 1950s and 60s to play folk icon singer Bob Dylan during his rise to fame.

Timothy Chalamet will play Bob Dylan during his rise to fame titled ‘Going Electric’. The story will follow Dylan throughout the 1950s and 1960s and how he became a folk music icon. The film will be directed by James Mangold (Ford v Ferrari, Logan).

This announcement comes on the heels of a big year for Chalamet after he played King Henry V in Netflix’s The King, as well as acting in Greta Gurwig’s recent film, Little Women. Chalamet will next appear in Denis Villenueve’s Dune which will hit theatres on Nov. 18, 2020.

The casting was first reported by Deadline.

More news to come on the project.

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