Timothée Chalamet became one of Hollwood’s most popular figures after the premiere of Call Me For Your Name – 97%. In addition to the story and chemistry sensitivity he had with Armie Hammer, the young actor proved that he had the potential to become one of the biggest names of his generation. After his promotion and his Oscar nomination, the performer began to receive great opportunities to work with renowned directors such as Woody Allen, Greta Gerwig and Wes Anderson. We will soon be able to see Chalamet in Dune – 80%, directed by Denis Villeneuve, where he must rise to the occasion to be the face of a multi-million dollar franchise.
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The usual thing is that actors are interested in this world after experiencing a particular film in their childhood. Classics like The Godfather – 99%, Taxi Driver – 98% or The Exorcist – 87% changed, and continue to change, the lives of many who discover here the magic of creativity and the drive to follow their dreams of becoming actors, directors or screenwriters. This makes many names constantly seek to match these tapes or participate in a project that has the same relevance. Although that is never easy, the truth is that in recent years we have seen films that are and could be considered new classics.
To promote Dune, FOX 5 DC spoke with Chalamet and Zendaya, and the classic question about their love of acting did not wait. The interviewer wanted to know the movie or performance that made both of them decide to become actors. Chalamet did not hesitate to say that it was Heath Ledger in Batman: The Dark Knight – 94%:
When I was 12 and I saw her, I had the feeling, while watching Heath Ledger, that she had no idea what she was doing, but that she also had a bit of an idea of what she was doing, and that really struck me.
For its part, Zendaya She admitted that she doesn’t have a special title because her parents never had a problem with her watching whatever movies she wanted regardless of her age. In addition, he clarified that his passion for acting came from the theater.
Chalamet’s comment really isn’t that new. The actor has repeatedly mentioned that the Joker from Heath ledger became an inspiration. In fact, this caused him enormous excitement when he participated in Interstellar – 71%, also directed by Christopher Nolan. Chalamet hoped that his role in the film would launch him to fame, but it was a very small role that was forgotten, buried by the work of Matthew McConaughey and Jessica Chastain.
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Nolan’s Batman trilogy, starring Christian Bale, is considered one of the most complete in the genre and raised expectations about these types of projects. On the one hand, Batman is one of the most popular and important names in the world of comics and popular culture. On the other hand, the character felt somewhat empty in his latest film adaptations, so his narrative rescue was of the utmost importance. So when the news broke that Heath ledger would give life to Joker the public feared the worst and not because the actor was not good, but because no one could understand then the vision of the director and the approach we would have to the villain.
Eventually, Ledger’s performance not only garnered him many awards after his passing, it also became a benchmark that no one has been able to knock down yet. His work caused the Academy itself to look at superhero films with new respect, and many other actors who play villains have tried to outdo his work. It is easy then to ensure that Batman: The Dark Knight yes it is a classic that can change the life and future of a child.
Chalamet has tried to enter the world of superheroes, possibly guided by Ledger’s work, but is still unsuccessful in that realm. The actor is known to have fought for the role of Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War – 90% that ended up in the hands of Tom Holland. Dune will be a good test for Timothée ChalametIt is a science fiction and action title that could reveal this hidden aspect of it. With his growing popularity and his new approach to the genre it is very possible that in the near future we will see the interpreter in a franchise of DC or Marvel.
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