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Timothee Chalamet gets on board for 'The King'

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

has been roped in to essay the role of Henry V in David Michod's film "The King".

The production for the Plan B-backed drama will start in June. and Michod wrote the script for the film, in which Chalamet will play the young Henry V, reports

After his brother is killed in battle before his coronation, a young is coronated in the late 1300s. The reluctant ruler wears the crown at a time when England was near a war with France, and the empire is teetering. He rises to the occasion, admirably.

At the moment, Chalamet is looking forward to He is nominated in in a Leading Role category for "Call Me by Your Name".

The 90th Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will be held on March 4 at the Dolby Theatre here. It will be aired in live on Star Movies and Star Movies Select on March 5.



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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 16:10 IST