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Timothée for Shortlist Magazine

Timothée is featured in the new issue of shortlist magazine. You can read the article here and see the images in the gallery in their full glory.


Chalamet’s meteoric rise, following a year in which Hollywood was tipped on its head, makes him one of the most interesting young men of 2018; remaining a powerful ally to the LGBT community, being vocal when men three times his age are silent; becoming the youngest Best Actor nominee at the Oscars since 1944 and knowing all the lyrics to Bodak Yellow. All of which we’ll get to, just as soon as he’s back from the doctors.

“Please, don’t hate me,” he says, in his car, during one of our conversations. We’ve been talking about the best bagels in New York – Tompkins Square Bagels, FYI – when Chalamet breaks the news that he needs to go for a physical. Like, now. “Are you going to kill me? I won’t be long! Promise. I’m really looking forward to continuing our cross-pond conversation. I mean it.”

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A week later. It’s late. My phone rings. “Umm, hey,” he says. “I thought you might be asleep by now. No, I’m kidding. So, I have a good bill of health… I was getting a kind of regimen in order for a project. Just getting a bit of a head start. I’m back, so ask me anything.”

Anything? OK, what’s on his reading list at the moment? He thinks. “Hmm. What can I not put down… hang on.” He sets the phone aside and I can hear his footsteps thump around the house. “Hello? I have one. It’s called Turn Up The Heat: Unlock The Fat-Burning Power Of Your Metabolism.”

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Timothée to star in ‘The King’ + DVD news

Accoring to Deadline, Timothée is set to star in Netflix’ ‘The King’ as young Henry V.

Chalamet will star as the title character in The King, a Plan B-produced drama helmed by David Michôd. Production will start in June. Joel Edgerton and Michôd wrote the script.

Chalamet will play the young Henry V. After his brother is killed in battle before his coronation, a young king is coronated in the late 1300s. The reluctant ruler wears the crown at a time when England was near a war with France, and the empire is teetering. He rises to the occasion, admirably.

In other news, ‘Call Me By Your Name’ will be released on DVD/Blu-Ray on March 13 and ‘Lady Bird’ on March 6, with the digital release on February 13.

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New interview + Dorian awards

There’s a new interview with Timmy and Saoirse Ronan in The New York Times. Be sure to check it out. You can read some excerpts below and see a few images in the gallery.

Timothée and ‘Call Me By Your Name’ also did well at the Dorian awards, winning Best Movie, Best Actor and the Rising Star awards.

Favorite coming-of-age films. Go!

TIMOTHÉE CHALAMET The one that took hold of me was a book, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” which was made into a movie later. It’s written in a way that only a young person could speak. And the unabashed lostness of the protagonist …

TC When you get to act in things as good as “Lady Bird” or “Call Me by Your Name,” you’ve got a huge responsibility to do them truthfully. So that young people watching can say, “I see myself on that screen!” What if I can’t do it?


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Timothée nominated for an Academy Award

Timothée has been nominated for Best Performance by a Leading Actor for his role as Elio in ‘Call Me By Your Name’. ‘Call Me By Your Name’ and ‘Lady Bird’ have also been nominated for Best Picture among other nominations they both recieved. Congratulations for all! You can read the full list of nominees at the Oscars official site and relevant categories below.

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

NOMINEES

TIMOTHÉE CHALAMET
Call Me by Your Name

DANIEL DAY-LEWIS
Phantom Thread

DANIEL KALUUYA
Get Out

GARY OLDMAN
Darkest Hour

DENZEL WASHINGTON
Roman J. Israel, Esq.

BEST PICTURE

NOMINEES

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
Peter Spears, Luca Guadagnino, Emilie Georges and Marco Morabito, Producers

DARKEST HOUR
Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony McCarten and Douglas Urbanski, Producers

DUNKIRK
Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers

GET OUT
Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Edward H. Hamm Jr. and Jordan Peele, Producers

LADY BIRD
Scott Rudin, Eli Bush and Evelyn O’Neill, Producers

PHANTOM THREAD
JoAnne Sellar, Paul Thomas Anderson, Megan Ellison and Daniel Lupi, Producers

THE POST
Amy Pascal, Steven Spielberg and Kristie Macosko Krieger, Producers

THE SHAPE OF WATER
Guillermo del Toro and J. Miles Dale, Producers

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin and Martin McDonagh, Producers


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‘Lady Bird’ clip, Actors on Actors + more ‘Call Me By Your Name’ interviews

Variety has released it’s Actors on Actors interview Timothée did with Daniel Kaluuya of ‘Get Out’ fame. You can see that below along with a clip from ‘Lady Bird’ that was released by EW. The Tracking Board and The LA Times have also both released ‘Call Me By Your Name’ related interviews.

This has been an amazing year for you. Where do you go from here? How do you find a character like Elio in another movie? What are some of your goals for next year?

Patience and just the desire to work with good storytellers and good directors, and not necessarily in a lead capacity, as in the case of Lady Bird or Hostiles. And take any positive reception but with the understanding that the crux of the experience is doing it.

Are there any actors you’ve worked with who you’ve either turned to for advice or who’ve offered advice? What advice have you been given that you can share?

Well, just live for the moment and just to appreciate this period — and this is also from my own experience — because it’s certainly not always like this, and an actor’s career is unnatural if it isn’t filled with many ups and downs. Just live a day at a time almost.


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New York Film Critics Circle

Congratulations to Timothée once again for winning the Best Actor award at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards and to ‘Lady Bird’ for winning Best Picture. Read more at Variety. Relevant excerpt below. The awards will be presented January 3, 2018.

Best Actor: Chalamet (“Call Me by Your Name”)
A breakthrough staple so far this season, Chalamet has caught fire as a bona fide lead actor contender in this year’s race. He’s also had a busy year, appearing in “Hostiles” and “Lady Bird” as well. He is the youngest best actor winner in NYFCC history.

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