Director James Mangold Says Timothée Chalamet Will Sing in Bob Dylan Biopic

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The news is blowing in the wind biopic on Bob Dylan: At the Star Wars Celebration in London, director James Mangold revealed a Colliders not only that the filming of the film before named Going Electric and then titled A Complete Unknown (verse taken from the passage Like a Rolling Stone), will start in the month of Augustbut also that the protagonist Timothée Chalamet, invested three years ago with the role of rock minstrel, will follow in the footsteps of Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman and Austin Butler as Elvis Presley in Elvissince in the film he will sing and play guitar himself. The actor will play the young Dylan in the early 1960s, presumably from the Greenwich Village scene in 1961 to the motorcycle accident near Woodstock in 1966, during the period of transformation of the singer-songwriter’s sounds from classic folk to electric rock. “It’s such an extraordinary moment in American culture and in the story of a young, 19-year-old Bob Dylan arriving in New York with two dollars in his pocket and within three years becoming a global phenomenon,” Mangold explained. “First he is welcomed into the folk music family in New York and then, of course, at some point he runs away and his star grows beyond all expectations. It’s such an interesting true story and about such an interesting moment in the American scene. And different characters, from Woody Guthrie to Bob Dylan, from Pete Seeger to Joan Baezthey will all have a part to play in this film.”


In 2023 Chalamet, star of Call me by your name, Dunes And Bones and All, will appear on the big screen in two new films. It will be released on November 17th Dunes: Part 2where the actor will play the role of Paul Atreides, while in December it will be the turn of the musical fantasy Wonka, where Chalamet will play the eccentric owner of the Chocolate Factory Willy Wonka, a character born from the imagination of the writer Roald Dahl. The star, who will perform seven musical numbers in the film, didn’t feel crushed by the pressure of the performance: “I hate to say it, but an artist’s dream is to experience everything, absolutely everything possible. And I’m realizing that the life of a normal person, as an adult, can be pretty boring, while the life of an actor is still amazing.”


Waiting for the development of the Bob Dylan biopic, which will follow the previous one When love burns the soul – Walk the Line on the story of Johnny Cash and his turbulent love with June Carter Cash, June 28 the director James Mangold will bring to the big screen Indiana Jones and the Quadrant of Destinythe latest chapter in the saga with Harrison Ford, and will soon direct Dawn of the Jedi, new star wars movie.