The director of Bones and All claimed that after reading the script, he “immediately” knew he wanted to cast Timothe Chalamet in the major role.


On November 23, “Bones and All” has its theatrical debut. Morning Brew is read by more than 3 million people; you should too! Thank you for registering! When you’re on the go, access your favorite topics in a customized feed. Director of “Bones and All,” Luca Guadagnino, acknowledged that Timothe Chalamet was always a part of his plans for his upcoming movie.

After starring in Guadagnino’s 2017 smash hit movie “Call Me By Your Name,” Chalamet became a household name. The actor and director have reunited for the movie “Bones and All,” which is based on Taylor Russell’s portrayal of Maren, a cannibal who embarks on a discovery journey in the 2015 novel of the same name.

Guadagnino revealed to Insider at a red-carpet appearance for “Bones and All” at the London Film Festival on Saturday that he “immediately” knew he would cast Chalamet as Lee, another cannibal who travels with Maren and develops feelings for her.

The 51-year-old director recalled reading the script and identifying Timothee when he sensed Lee enter the page halfway through.

The upcoming film’s writer and producer, David Kajganich, admitted to Insider that he wasn’t sure Chalamet would portray Lee until Guadagnino got involved with the project.

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“When we performed “Call Me by Your Name,” Timothe, in my opinion, was almost like a kamikaze. With a very strong feeling of drive, he was ready to go anywhere and explode “explained Guadagnino. When we wrote “Bones and All,” I believe the intuition was present, but he also brought a lot of beautiful ideas and complexity to the table that enhanced what was previously written on the page.

Despite being a global sensation, he was quite content and ready to be seen by the camera in a way that was absolutely uninhibited, the author added. “You could see, four years apart, how the boy became the man and how the intuition became the intellect.”

On November 23, “Bones and All” has its theatrical debut.