In early 2020, Deadline reported that Timothée Chalamet was in talks to affix Rami Malek and Taron Egerton within the ranks of performers who’ve starred in musical biopics. The younger “Bones and All” actor is ready to play Bob Dylan in an upcoming biopic directed by James Mangold known as “Going Electrical.”
Particulars of the movie are nonetheless scarce, but it surely seems the film might be primarily based on the e book “Dylan Goes Electrical!” by Elijah Wald. It would observe Dylan all through the ’60s and have his interactions with Joan Baez and Pete Seeger, amongst different musicians of the time. Dylan’s supervisor Jeff Rosen is ready to supply.
There have understandably been delays in getting the biopic off the bottom amid the COVID pandemic, however Chalamet up to date Selection on the undertaking in a November 2022 interview. “I have never stopped getting ready, which has been one of many biggest presents for me,” he mentioned. “It has been an exquisite expertise attending to dive into that world, whether or not we get to make it or not. However with out giving something away — as a result of I do not wish to beat anybody to the punch, and clearly issues have to come back collectively formally — the winds which can be blowing are blowing in a really optimistic course.”
Will we get to listen to Chalamet sing as Bob Dylan? Contemplating he sings on display screen for his position as Willy Wonka within the “Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing unit” prequel “Wonka,” the probabilities are excessive.