Timothée Chalamet’s career is reaching heights. He has a lead role in Frank Herbert’s science-fiction epic Dune. Also, his upcoming turn as chocolatier Willy Wonka. wonka Making a Banner Film Year for 2021 little women Star. Dune Director Denis Villeneuve recently spoke to Chalamet’s sensibilities as an actor.
Denis Villeneuve once said he had to ‘direct’ Timothée Chalamet’s haircut
As of October 22, 2021 release Dune Near, so speaks of the film and its production. At a September 2021 press conference, Villeneuve joked about what it was like to direct rising star Chalamet.
“I had to direct Timothy and I had to direct his haircut,” he joked, Pero. time limit. He also laughed that the famous hairstyle is “alive”, and that was his biggest challenge.
Jokes aside, Timothée Chalamet has a pretty serious role as Paul Atreides. And Dune Not necessarily the straightest series of novels to adapt. An infamous 1984 version of David Lynch faltered for a variety of reasons. Some mini-series of sci-fi channel are called Frank Herberts Dune (2000), and Children of Frank Herbert of Dune (2003) adopted a small scale approach.
In short, Villeneuve says, the story is enduring because it remains relevant throughout the years.
“The book is far more relevant today than it is about the dangers of mixing religion and politics,” he said. “The danger of the Messiah figures. The impact of colonialism. The problems with the environment. This book stayed with me for years but over time it felt more and more relevant. I think it’s time to push and make a change. Me There is still hope and I think it is time to take action.”
Timothée Chalamet also praised the source material.
Recently in an October 2021 interview time journal, Chalamet also said Dune Relevant to the present day.
“Dune Written 60 years ago, but its theme persists today,” Chalamet tells Time. “Warning against exploitation of the environment, warning against colonialism, warning against technology.”
The actor’s conscience is clear to Villeneuve. In the same article, he explains exactly why Chalamet is perfect for the role of the talented, destiny-obsessed Paul Atreides.
“Timothy is a thoughtful, poetic spirit,” Villeneuve says. “I’ve always been fascinated by his beautiful vulnerability.”
That vulnerable quality is what made Timothée Chalamet great in his best roles. Greta Gerwig’s Sweet Laurie little women (2019). recovering from addiction nick chef handsome boy (2018). Desire-consuming teen Elio Perlman call me by your name (2017).
They are all characters who are required to wear their hearts on their sleeves. And Chalamet says that’s exactly his goal.
“I think I’m here to show that it’s okay to wear your heart on your sleeve,” he tells Time.
He will star as Willy Wonka in the sequel
Their marketability in feature films continues to grow. So his next role is big. He will play the iconic Roald Dahl candymaker Willy Wonka in the upcoming wonka. Neither Chalamet nor director Paul King have said much about the film’s plot.
But photos surfaced between October 10 and 11, in which the actor looked relatively comfortable on set in a full Wonka wardrobe. Timothée Chalamet is said to have been playing Wonka in his youth, leading to his world domination of all things chocolate.
This is yet another role that will require a lot more heart from Chalamet. And according to Denis Villeneuve, he is more than capable of it.
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