Timothée Chalamet has been proven to be in high demand since his groundbreaking role in the 2014 sci-fi Matthew McConaughey blockbuster. interstellar portraying a younger version of the character, Tom, who grew up to be the Tom played by Casey Affleck. The choices he has made in the films he has worked on are varied and eclectic. However, they have one commonality; none of them fall into the superhero genre.
Timothée Chalamet recently shared some advice given to him early in his career. “One of my heroes – I can’t tell who or he would kick my ass – he put his arm around me the first night we met and gave me some advice,” he said, “No hard drugs and no superhero movies.”
He seems to have taken it to heart, and there’s no sign of him stopping, like his current movie Dune hitting theaters soon, and his role in Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch is set to hit theaters October 22. And of course we all saw him wonka ensemble this morning. The film is set on an origin story of the 1964 novel by Roald Dahl.
He just finished recording the songs for the movie in Abbey Road. “I felt out of my league,” he says of working in the history studio. “As if I were profaning history!” He describes the experience, saying, “It’s not about mining the dark emotions in life. It’s a joy to be out of the center and be okay with the weirder parts of you that aren’t quite there.” to suit.”
He sees his Denis Villeneuve film, although derived from decades-old source material, with themes related to our current environment. “Dune was written 60 years ago, but the themes hold true today,” Chalamet says. “A warning against environmental exploitation, a warning against colonialism, a warning against technology.”
His continuation of the theme of environmental awareness and the potential for toxic technology can be seen in his participation in Adam McKay’s don’t look up, with Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence as scientists, trying to convince the president and her son (played by Meryl Streep and Jonah Hill) that the planet is about to be destroyed by a meteor. Though described as a dark comedy, the film’s message seems to be that a small number are trying to save the world by pleading with those in power, who are more concerned about media spin and image.
When asked about his growing success, he believes, “It’s a combination of luck and getting good advice early in my career to not pigeonhole myself.” The term ‘movie star’ means ‘as death’ to him. “I’m figuring it out,” Chalamet tells his rising fame. “On my worst days, I feel a thrill to figure it out. But on my best days, I feel like I’m growing right on time.” Keeping it in perspective, he shouts, “You’re just an actor,” like a mantra. “You’re just an actor!” This news comes from Time.