Not every person gets the role that they probably deserve. The same is true with Dune actor Timothée Chalamet who wanted to portray the role of the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man in the MCU.
The actor when he was accepting his best actor award, revealed that he had auditioned for the role of Spider-Man before Tom Holland was cast. Although rejected, he wanted to go back and knock on that door again until his agent warned against the decision.
Timothée Chalamet Had Auditioned For Spider-Man
Timothée Chalamet, although would have been suitable, was rejected when he originally auditioned for the role of Spider-Man. Before Tom Holland was cast for the role, Timothée Chalamet revealed that he had to run away from the auditions because it didn’t go exactly as he had planned.
After he found fame by starring in Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name, he received the Best Actor award at the Los Angeles Films Critic Association Awards. During his acceptance speech, he reminisced about lost roles that he had to endure and one of them was Spider-Man.
“I read twice and I left sweating in a total panic.”
Timothée Chalamet further stated that he wanted to audition once again for the MCU character but his UTA agent Brian Swardstrom warned him off.
“I called my agent, [UTA’s] Brian Swardstrom, and I said, ‘Brian, I thought about this a lot and I have to go back and knock on that door and read again,”
The UTA agent had told the story of Sean Young and how he had wanted the role of Catwoman so dearly that she scared away the people when she walked on set in her costume. Suffice it to say, the actor did not go back to the auditions and Tom Holland was cast as the new Spider-Man.
Timothée Chalamet Found Praises For Bones And All
The latest venture of The King actor and Luca Guadagnino brought them into a post-apocalyptic world filled with cannibalistic lovers. The movie stars Taylor Russel and Timothée Chalamet as cannibalistic lovers that travel across the barren USA to discover themselves.
Although the premise sounds like another zombie/cannibal film, the film received a 10-minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival. Timothée Chalamet was also loved and adored for his presence on the screen as his acting was phenomenal.
Although Tom Holland got the role of Spider-Man in the MCU, Timothée Chalamet found much success by starring in the Dune franchise. The actor is currently busy with the sequel to Dune which is expected to release on 3rd November 2023.
Source: The Things