Actor Timothee Chalamlet is all set to essay the function of Bob Dylan — the towering determine in popular culture — in an upcoming film, tentatively titled ‘Going Electrical’.The biopic will painting the transformational journey of the music icon from a people singer to a rockstar. It will emphasize on the legend’s controversial shift to electrical guitar in 1965.
The function would possibly show to be a groundbreaking half for the 24-year-old actor, who has beforehand garnered fame for his supporting roles in movies like ‘Interstellar’, comedy ensemble ‘Love the Coopers’. The actor has additionally gained Academy award nomination for his critically acclaimed coming-of-age movie ‘Name Me By Your Identify’ in 2017 and was final seen within the film ‘The Little Ladies’.
As per Deadline, ‘Going Electrical’ shall be directed by James Mangold who has ventured beforehand into making music biopics. He has beforehand directed 2005’s ‘Stroll the Line’ that chronicled the lifetime of Johnny Money, ‘Ford v Ferrari’, ‘Lady Interrupted’ and ‘Logan’. The director beforehand stated that Dylan is working hand-in-hand with Mangold and the movie’s manufacturing firm. Not simply that, the musician’s very long time profession supervisor, Jeff Rosen, is among the many government producers.
Identified for his politically charged mindset and flamboyance, Dylan has been an inspiration to a number of filmmakers who’ve based mostly their movies on his journey. Within the 2007 movie ‘I’m Not There’, Dylan was depicted by six completely different actors, together with Cate Blanchett who went on to win the Golden Globe for Greatest Supporting Actress for her efficiency and even obtained an Oscar nomination for the exceptional function. Additional, a 2019 documentary titled ‘Rolling Thunder Revue’, chronicled Dylan’s 1975 tour of the identical identify and was directed by Martin Scorsese.
Timothee appears to be fairly excited to enterprise into the function. He took to Twitter on August Eight after taking a number of months off from social media to drop refined hints concerning the subsequent mission. He first tweeted a selfie of himself, adopted by Bob Dylan’s lyrics and songs and later shared a photograph of the music, ‘It’s Alright Ma’ by Dylan.
“He’s not busy being born is busy dying”, he tweeted quoting from Dylan’s music ‘It’s Alright Ma’ earlier.
he not busy being born is busy dying
— Timothée Chalamet (@RealChalamet) August 7, 2020
After the actor constantly tweeted, followers could not assist however look again at Blanchett’s portrayal of Dylan and began speaking about how she nailed the function. “They should not have chosen Timothee. Cate already did superb,” one tweeted.
They should not have chosen timothee cate already did superb
— Zkskzk Unseen (@ZkskzkU) August 7, 2020
One other wrote how Timothee gained’t stand in entrance of the highly effective efficiency that Cate has given beforehand. “Timothée Chalamet can play Bob Dylan all he desires, he gained’t maintain a candle to Cate Blanchett’s efficiency in ‘I’m Not There’.”
Timothée Chalamet can play Bob Dylan all he desires, he gained’t maintain a candle to Cate Blanchett’s efficiency in “I’m Not There”.
No disrespect to Timmy pic.twitter.com/ZsecwKmBjU
— Alejandro Guerra (@Cinephile420) August 7, 2020
The web saved lauding her efficiency and even in contrast it to how Timothee would essay the function. “Tim tams is a pleasant and really charming sprite man however Cate Blanchett AM BECOME BOB DYLAN, like oppenheimer and demise, straight up.”
tim tams is a pleasant and really charming sprite man however cate blanchet AM BECOME BOB DYLAN, like oppenheimer and demise, straight up
— Lana “undoubtedly not rasputin” A. (@Lana_Macondo) August 8, 2020
Some talked about Timothee’s appears to be like and stated that he gained’t match within the function and that Cate was much better. “Chalamet is just too fairly. Blanchett rocked it, it is known as performing.”
Chalamet is just too fairly. Blanchett rocked it, it is known as performing.
— Elise (@Pearlsb4Elise) August 7, 2020
One other one wrote discovered the information of Timothee essaying the function unhappy. “Cate’s efficiency was superb, it’s a disgrace they’re hiring this Chalamet man. no offense.”
Cate’s efficiency was superb, it’s a disgrace they’re hiring this chamalet man. no offense
— Hardik (@haardiiikkk) August 8, 2020
Cate’s one fan needed to see her within the function once more. “I ain’t seeing no Cate Blanchett in any respect on this clip. Though I can hear her. WTAF is happening right here?”
I ain’t seeing no Cate Blanchett in any respect on this clip. Though I can hear her. WTAF is happening right here?
— Joe2020 (@AaronEiffel) August 7, 2020
It is not straightforward to breathe life into the towering determine of Dylan, who has had a golden profession spanning 50 years. Solely time will inform if Timothee aces it on the silver display screen.