“These things end up getting clickbaited so intensely”: Timothée Chalamet Finds Armie Hammer’s Cannibalism Row ‘Disorienting’

Timothée Chalamet breaks silence on former co-star Armie Hammer's controversy.

Timothée Chalamet Finds Armie Hammer's Cannibalism Row 'Disorienting'

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  • It has speculated that the film, Bones and All was loosely based on Armie Hammer's rumored cannibalism fetish.
  • Timothée Chalamet revealed that the film was actually based on a book of the same name by Camille DeAngelis.
  • Chalamet will play Willy Wonka with his own twist on the character in his upcoming film, Wonka.
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Timothée Chalamet starred in Luca Guadagnino’s 2022 film Bones and All. Many have speculated that the film was loosely based on Armie Hammer’s rumored cannibalism fetish.

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Timothée Chalamet
Timothée Chalamet

Hammer faced sexual misconduct allegations from several women in 2021, including one woman claiming that the actor raped her. While Hammer denied any criminal behavior, he did accept emotionally abusing two women.

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Timothée Chalamet Breaks his Silence on Armie Hammer’s Controversy

Chalamet shared the screen with Hammer in the 2017 film Call Me By Your Name. But the Dune actor didn’t make any comments about rumors of Bones and All being based on Hammer’s fetish of cannibalism until recently.

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Chalamet spoke his mind about the rumors in a recent interview with GQ. The 27-year-old actor gave a resounding answer to his movie’s shooting, coinciding with Hammer’s controversy.

I mean, what were the chances that we’re developing this thing? It made me feel like: ‘Now I’ve really got to do this.’ Because this is based on a book. I don’t know. These things end up getting clickbaited so intensely. Disorienting is a good word.

Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer
Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer

Timothée Chalamet revealed that his 2022 film was actually based on a book of the same name by Camille DeAngelis. The horror-drama movie received above-average reviews from critics and fans.

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As of now, it’s still rated 6.8/10 with more than 51,000 reviews on IMDb. On the other hand, it currently has a 62% audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

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Timothée Chalamet’s New Movie is Releasing in December 2023

Bones and All didn’t reach similar heights as compared to the actor’s other projects, but it was still a decent movie. Now, Chalamet is expected to go on a dominating run with two huge movies.

First, Chalamet will portray the iconic Willy Wonka from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Johnny Depp last assumed the role in 2005.

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Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka
Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka

Now, 18 years later, Chalamet will play Willy Wonka with his own twist on the character in Wonka. The movie will focus on Wonka’s journey from a young adult working in a small candy store to becoming a world-famous genius. The movie is all set to release in theaters on December 29, 2023.

Following Wonka, Chalamet’s much-anticipated return as Paul Atreides in Dune: Part Two. The sci-fi sequel will arrive in theaters on March 15, 2023.

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All things considered, the next six months or so could prove pivotal for Chalamet’s acting career. If he nails these two roles, he will become one of the most respected young actors in the world.

Also Read: “He’s very sensitive”: Timothée Chalamet Beat Co-star Zendaya’s Boyfriend Tom Holland in the Race to Be the Next Willy Wonka

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Written by Aikansh Chaudhary

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