Timothée Chalamet to give us ballad of a thin man as Bob Dylan

Cate Blanchett is getting some competition for Most Unusually Pretty Bob Dylan. The ever more omnipresent Timothée Chalamet is reportedly now in talks to play the folk troubadour in Going Electric, the latest music biopic from Walk the Line writer-director James Mangold.

But first, the 24-year-old will be taking on a far tougher role: smiling pleasantly as an endless series of chuckling interviewers ask, “Ha ha, before this, had you even heard of Bob Dylan!?”

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