Given the present urge for food for music biopics, it was inevitable that Bob Dylan’s time to bat would come. And now, it appears to be like the arduous rain is able to fall. Timothee Chalamet will play Dylan in Going Electrical, which is able to inform the story of the folks singer’s notorious flip from people to rock and roll. The film will likely be directed by James Mangold, of Stroll the Line, Ford v Ferrari and Logan fame.
It’s a great match for Chalamet, who appears to be like somewhat like a younger Dylan and whose personal star has rocketed right into a uncommon stratosphere over the previous few years, from turns in Name Me By Your Identify and Girl Chicken to this 12 months’s The King and Little Ladies. He’ll seem on this 12 months’s Dune remake as effectively.
That is the newest try to inform Dylan’s story in a film. The newest one was 2007’s fascinating I’m Not There, which solid Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Marcus Carl Franklin, Richard Gere, Heath Ledger and Ben Whishaw as Dylan in an unconventional try to deal with his chameleon-like persona. There’s additionally Martin Scorsese’s glorious documentary No Route House. All that to say, there’s been some good Dylan content material over time. Mangold’s obtained his work lower out for him.