Timothée Chalamet’s Eloquent Appreciation of ‘Hamlet’ Would Make Any English Major Blush

Published on Oct 12, 2019

Timothée Chalamet’s Eloquent Appreciation of ‘Hamlet’ Would Make Any English Major Blush

Academy Award nominee, red-carpet fashion slayer, and, now, literary savant Timothée Chalamet currently rules “The King,” director/co-writer David Michôd’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Henry” plays.

Starring in the film as a wayward prince who suddenly finds himself heading the throne after his father’s death, Chalamet recently sat down with IndieWire’s Eric Kohn in an interview to discuss the making of the film, which takes from Shakespeare’s “Henry IV, Part 1,” “Henry IV, Part 2,” and “Henry V.” Naturally, the bookish actor (who next appears in Greta Gerwig’s Louisa May Alcott adaptation “Little Women”) knows his Shakespeare, and if he had to pick a favorite, it’s “Hamlet.” And he explains it with an eloquence that would send any English major back to the books.

“You can make the case that all of Shakespeare’s plays lay the groundwork for the narratives we see to this day,

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Author: Ryan Lattanzio