Timothee Chalamet is young Henry VIII in The King


Oscar-nominated for his turn in the buzzy Call Me by Your Name, Timothee Chalamet is set to star as a young Henry VIII in the forthcoming drama, The King.

A Plan B production for Netflix, Joel Edgerton and director David Michod co-wrote the script, which follows the young Henry as he is coronated in the wake of his brother’s death in battle, and must rise to the occasion in the face of a potential war with France.

Production will begin in June on the feature, which has Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Liz Watts and Jeremy Kleiner attached to produce.

Source: Deadline


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