Timothée Chalamet to star as The King in Netflix’s Henry V movie

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Oscar competitor Timothée Chalamet, fresh off functions in Call By Your Name and Lady Bird, is going to Netflix to show his may as Henry V, EW has actually discovered.

Kenneth Branagh and Laurence Olivier are amongst those who’ve taken on William Shakespeare’s take on the English queen, however the 22- year-old increasing star will heading Netflix’s The King, which is composed by David Michôd and Joel Edgerton.

The movie follows a young Henry V who unwillingly presumes the throne in the late 1300 s when his sibling passes away in fight. Michôd will likewise helm the effort, following his instructions on Animal Kingdom and The Rover— 2 other movies he dealt with with Edgerton. The King likewise continues the filmmaker’s relationship with Netflix and Brad Pitt’s Plan B, which launched the film War Machine in 2015.

Michôd, Edgerton, and Liz Watts will produce The King with Plan B’s Pitt, Dede Gardner, and Jeremy Kleiner.

Chalamet is an Oscar candidate for Best Actor this year for his function as Elio in Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name He likewise shot functions opposite Steve Carell in Amazon’s Beautiful Boy and opposite Elle Fanning in Woody Allen’s A Rainy Day in New York

“I didn’t know it was going to happen in 2017, but I did know that he would become a heartthrob,” Lady Bird director Greta Gerwig informed EW of the star.

Deadline was the very first to report the news.

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