Netflix Releases Trailer for ‘The King’ With Timothée Chalamet

August 27, 2019

All hail Timothée Chalamet!

Netflix has released the first trailer for their Shakespearean period drama “The King,” with the 23-year-old actor in the titular role, according to Variety.

Sporting a bowl haircut, Chalamet plays a reluctant newly crowned King Henry V, who assumes the throne after the death of his father. He is then forced to maneuver the deception, war, and overall chaos that comes with the English throne.

Joining the Oscar-nominated actor in the palace intrigue are Chalamet’s rumored girlfriend Lily-Rose Depp, Robert Pattinson, Ben Mendehlson, and Joel Edgerton, who also wrote the script.

“The King” will make its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival next month, with a limited theatrical release expected before launching on the streaming platform this fall. No official date has been announced.

If all goes as planned, Chalamet is poised to have a busy few months leading into awards season.

In addition to “The King,” the young actor is getting buzz for his role in the upcoming remake of “Little Women.”

Based on the Louisa May Alcott classic, this adaptation is being helmed by Greta Gerwig and co-stars Saoirse Ronan, Meryl Streep, Emma Watson, and Laura Dern.

Chalamet previously worked with Ronan and Gerwig on the 2017 film “Lady Bird.”

That same year, he received a Best Actor Oscar nomination for his role as Elio in the romantic drama “Call Me By Your Name.”

Next year will also see Chalamet take the lead in Denis Villeneuve’s remake of sci-fi epic “Dune.”

Whether on screen or in real life, it seems Chalamet really is the king!