‘No strong drugs, no superhero movies’: Timothée Chalamet shares career advice given to him by Leonardo DiCaprio
Timothée Chalamet revealed the career advice fellow actor Leonardo DiCaprio gave him on Thursday.
After honoring the October issue of British Vogue as the first-ever solo cover star, he shared the expert knowledge he was told about by Hollywood’s longtime timer.
The 26-year-old star described his “delusional dream” of becoming an actor as he recalls his rise to fame and his first meeting with Leo.
Timothée Chalamet, 26, revealed the career advice fellow actor Leonardo DiCaprio gave him during his presentation of the October issue of British Vogue on Thursday.
Timothée starred alongside Leo in last year’s black comedy, Don’t Look Up, but it highlighted the duo’s first meeting in 2018.
The actor revealed that Liu simply told him: “There are no hard drugs and no superhero movies.”
Timothy previously cited his role models as Jennifer Lawrence, Michael B. Jordan, and Leo, so now they seem to be taking the stars’ advice seriously.
Hollywood legend: The star described his ‘delusional dream’ of becoming an actor as he remembers his rise to fame and his meeting with Leo (Leo photo in 2019)
Speaking of his rise to fame and aspirations to become an actor, he explained: “I had a delusional dream in my early teenage years to have, in my later teenage years, an acting career.
“And in my late teenage years, working on the stage and starting to perform in New York, I felt like I reduced my goal to something more realistic, working in theater and hoping to make enough money with a TV show or whatever I could do. I could support myself. [with].
Then it felt like every dream came true dramatically. Then life moves at six million miles per hour.
Costars: Timothée starred alongside Leo in yesteryear’s hit, Don’t Look Up, but highlighted the duo’s first encounter in 2018 when Leo said, ‘There are no hard drugs and no superhero movies’ (in the photo you don’t looking for february 2021)
Goals: Speaking about his rise to fame and aspirations to become an actor, he explained, “I had a delusional dream in my early teenage years to have an acting career.”
Oscar nominee Timothy subscriber The first teaser for the upcoming cannibal romance Bones and All with followers last month.
The 30-second preview was released on Wednesday, on the same day the House of Hammer trailer featuring ‘100% Cannibals’ and Timothée’s Call My By Your Name co-star Armie Hammer was dropped.
Bones And All features the native New Yorker as the disenfranchised vagrant Lee, who falls in love with cannibal Marin Sanya (Taylor Russell) and they become a runaway predatory pair.
The film reunited Timothy with its director, Call Me By Your Name Luca Guadagnino, and production was ongoing in Kentucky and Ohio after the Armie Hammer cannibal scandal broke out in January 2021.
See the full feature in the October issue of British Vogue available via digital download and on newsstands from Tuesday 20 September.
ON SCREEN: Oscar nominee Timothy shared the first teaser for his upcoming romantic movie Bones and All with his captive followers last month