Timothée Chalamet has been making headlines since his lead role in the Luca Guadagnino directorial, Call me by your name opposite Armie Hammer. According to a report in Deadline, the 'Little Women' actor is likely to be cast in to play legendary musician Bob Dylan in a biopic on the folk singer's life. The report also revealed that Ford V Ferrari director James Mangold will be leading the project. For now, the project got titled 'Going Electric' and will revolve around the time in Dylan's life when he decided to make a shift from folk music to rock and roll.
The 24-year-old star has gained popularity over time while featuring in films like 'Call Me By Your Name' and 'The King' of 2019. Now, according to Deadline, the actor has already started his preparations to play Bob Dylan. A source told the publication, "I've heard that Chalamet is already taking guitar lessons so he can familiarize himself with the acoustic and electric guitar." The film will also bring to light, the influence of Dylan's work.
One of the many reasons to cast Chalamet is because of the striking resemblance the actor has with the singer. From his intense looks to his on-screen presence, Chalamet had considered being one of the top actors of his generation. We cannot wait to see how Timothée Chalamet does justice to his role as Bob Dylan.