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Watch Timothée Chalamet Sing as Young Bob Dylan in New Biopic

The clip also captures Monica Barbaro as Joan Baez on the set of ‘A Complete Unknown’

Timothée Chalamet as Bob Dylan

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Timothée Chalamet has clocked into his shift as “young Bob Dylan” and is already filming scenes where he’s singing as the music legend.

On Monday, Chalamet was captured in New Jersey filming a scene for the Dylan biopic A Complete Unknown alongside Monica Barbaro, who plays Joan Baez.

The clip sees Barbaro and Chalamet surrounding a microphone while strumming their guitars before he starts playing the harmonica. Director James Mangold previously revealed that Chalamet would do his own singing in the Dylan-approved film.

The new clip comes about a month after photos of Chalamet on set surfaced online. The photos see him as Dylan carrying a guitar case while wearing a scarf and hat.

The long-in-the-works film traces Dylan’s journey from Minnesota to New York to meet Woody Guthrie through his memorable 1965 performance at the Newport Folk Festival when he plugged in an electric guitar to the dismay of folk fans.

A Complete Unknown — which was originally titled Going Electric before swapping with the “Like a Rolling Stone” lyric — was scheduled to begin production in August 2023 before the Hollywood strikes pushed its filming to this week, with photographers snapping Chalamet as Dylan on set.

The film also stars Elle Fanning as Sylvie Russo, Nick Offerman as Alan Lomax, and Boyd Holbrook as Johnny Cash. Edward Norton is in the Pete Seeger role.

“I’ve spent several, wonderfully charming days in his company, just one-on-one, talking to [Dylan]. I have a script that’s personally annotated by him and treasured by me. He loves movies,” Mangold told the Happy Sad Confused podcast in July 2023.

“The reason Bob has been so supportive of us making it is … as in all cases I think of the best true-life movies are never cradle to grave, but they’re about a very specific moment.”

From Rolling Stone US