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EE BAFTA Rising Star Award Nominees Announced

BAFTA has announced their 2018 Rising Star Award nominees. Congratulations to Timothée for his BAFTA nomination! Voting is open for UK residents.

Timothée receives SAG Awards Nomination!

Timothée receives SAG Awards Nomination!

The Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations were announced on Wednesday morning! Timothée has been nominated for the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role award. It has been an exciting year for us fans to follow Tim and his career! Congratulations to Timothée! Catch the SAG Awards ceremony on Sunday, January 21, on TNT and TBS.

EW – On Wednesday, the SAG Awards announced their nominees for this year’s best performances in film and television, kicking the Oscar race into high gear.

Olivia Munn and Niecy Nash announced the nominations from the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood on Wednesday morning. In the film categories, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri led with a total of four nominations, including Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, and Woody Harrelson, as well as a nomination for best ensemble. Award season favorites like Lady Bird, Get Out, and The Shape of Water also picked up multiple nominations.

The SAG Awards also recognized rom-com favorite The Big Sick, which was surprisingly shut out of Monday’s Golden Globe nominations. Holly Hunter scored a best supporting actress nod, while the film was also nominated for best ensemble.

Historically, the SAG Awards are the awards show that best predict the eventual Oscar nominees — especially because SAG voters most closely overlap with Academy voters. There will always be some upsets, but as a general rule, SAG’s picks for actor, actress, supporting actor, and supporting actress are a good indication of who will eventually get nominated for an Academy Award. The award for best ensemble — SAG’s version of best picture — can also help a film gain Oscar buzz: Last year, four of SAG’s five best ensemble nominees all went on to score an Oscar nom for best picture.

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name
James Franco, The Disaster Artist
Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq. 

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Big Sick
Get Out
Lady Bird — Timothée Chalamet, Beanie Feldstein, Lucas Hedges, Tracy Letts, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Laurie Metcalf, Jordan Rodrigues, Saoirse Ronan, Odeya Rush, Marielle Scott, Lois Smith
Mudbound
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

The eventual winners will be revealed at the SAG Awards ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 21, on TNT and TBS.

Timothée’s Mom Woke Him Up with Golden Globe News!

EW – Timothée Chalamet is thrilled. For good reason: He just got nominated for his first Golden Globe, an honor he received for his stunning performance in Call Me By Your Name, Luca Guadagnino’s adaptation of André Aciman’s 2007 novel.

“I’m sure you can hear it in my voice,” he told EW on Monday. “I’m on cloud nine. I’m so happy.”

Chalamet has already received plenty of acclaim for playing the teenage Elio in the film, which follows his euphoric relationship with a 20-something doctoral student (played by Armie Hammer, who also received a Globe nod) during a summer in Italy. But in an attempt to avoid setting himself up for disappointment, he decided to sleep in instead of watching the nominations announcement Monday morning.

“I woke up with a text from my mom,” he says. “It was, ‘Yeah!!’ … and then she said ‘Boom!’ with a bunch of emojis.”

“It’s a moment to really appreciate and look around and take a second and go, okay, sit in this moment you’re in, because any actor’s career is full of real peaks and valleys, so when it’s going right, just be thankful.”

And it’s going very right for Chalamet right now: Along with starring in Call Me By Your Name, he also appears in the beloved Lady Bird, which received four Golden Globe nods Monday; last month, he won the trophy for breakthrough actor at the Gotham Awards. There, he gave an earnest acceptance speech where he referenced New York-bred stars, notably shouting out “Bodak Yellow” rapper Cardi B. But he’s not about to give away who he might call out in a hypothetical Golden Globes acceptance speech: “I gotta save it for then!” he laughs.

Until then, he’s savoring this moment. “This is happening at a very young age, so to lay claim to the word ‘struggle’ would be presumptuous, but there are a lot of auditions and a lot of projects and a lot of things you’re part of as an actor, things that sometimes don’t get the love you think they should,” Chalamet says. “So to get to be part of something that generally seems to be having an effect on people and to be able to tell that story with Armie Hammer and Michael Stuhlbarg and to get to be in front of Luca Guadagnino’s lens is a dream come true.”

Timothée receives Golden Globe Nomination

Timothée receives Golden Globe Nomination

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards nominations have been announced! Timothée has been nominated for his work in Call Me by Your Name for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama. Call Me by Your Name has also been nominated for Best Motion Picture – Drama. Tim’s other film Lady Bird was nominated for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy! Congratulations to the cast and crew! The Golden Globes will air on January 7, 2018 on NBC.

EW – Welcome to awards season: Monday morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their nominees for this year’s 75th annual Golden Globe Awards, an event that annually honors the best in television and film.

Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water led the pack with seven nods total, while The Post — which arrives in theaters Dec. 22 — and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri tied for second with six nominations. Lady Bird followed with four total, while Call Me By Your Name, The Greatest Showman, All the Money in the World, Dunkirk, and I, Tonya each nabbed three.

The Golden Globes, hosted by Seth Meyers, air Jan. 7, 2018 on NBC.

Best Motion Picture – Drama
Call Me By Your Name
Dunkirk
The Post
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
The Disaster Artist
Get Out
The Greatest Showman
I, Tonya
Lady Bird

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name
Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
Tom Hanks, The Post
Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture
Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
Armie Hammer, Call Me By Your Name
Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World
Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

New York Film Critics Circle Winners

Exciting news! Timothée will receive the Best Actor (Call Me by Your Name) award from the New York Film Critics Circle. Lady Bird has been named the Best Picture. Tim has been very busy this year, I apologize for the lack of news around here! We’ll be back on track soon.

‘Lady Bird’ Named Best Picture by New York Film Critics Circle

VARIETY – With its annual cinema superlatives vote Thursday morning, the New York Film Critics Circle made a handful of historical choices. “Call Me by Your Name” star Timothée Chalamet became the youngest winner of the group’s best actor prize, while “Mudbound” DP Rachel Morrison became the first woman to win the cinematography award (perhaps on her way to making further history as the first-ever female Oscar nominee in the category).

See the full list of winners below along with ongoing commentary from the morning.
This year’s NYFCC ceremony, taking place on Jan. 3, will be dedicated to the memory of film critic Richard Schickel, who passed away in February.

Best Actor: Chalamet (“Call Me by Your Name”)
A breakthrough staple so far this season, Chalamet has caught fire as a bona fide lead actor contender in this year’s race. He’s also had a busy year, appearing in “Hostiles” and “Lady Bird” as well. He is the youngest best actor winner in NYFCC history.

Best Film: “Lady Bird” (Gerwig)
And now “Lady Bird” becomes the second!

TheWrap Screening Series: “Call Me by Your Name”

‘Call Me by Your Name’ Cast, Director Talk About Shooting a Boundary-Pushing Gay Romance

THE WRAP – TheWrap Screening Series: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet and director Luca Guadagnino talk about their buzzy film

“Call Me by Your Name” is a critical and box office triumph — but in a movie landscape that rarely represents a spectrum of male sexuality, there’s been plenty of analysis and even backlash for the rich, homosexual romance.

During TheWrap’s Q&A with stars Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet and director Luca Guadagnino, TheWrap’s Matt Donnelly asked how they deal with seemingly constant over-analysis of the film that won the Best Feature prize at the Gotham Independent Film Awards and had this year’s highest per theater average opening: Sometimes it’s too sexual, at other times it’s not sexual enough, according to observers. Others say it sexualizes someone too young, and some even brought Elio’s parents into the mix.
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National Board of Review Awards Announced

VARIETY – The New York-based National Board of Review has crowned Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” the year’s best film as the Oscar season’s kudos circuit roars to life.

The 108-year-old organization, which comprises “film enthusiasts, filmmakers, professionals and academics,” also tapped the film’s stars, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, for top acting honors. Willem Dafoe (“The Florida Project”) and Laurie Metcalf (“Lady Bird”) won in the supporting categories.

Screenplay honors went to “The Disaster Artist” and “Phantom Thread,” while “Lady Bird” helmer Greta Gerwig won best director.

Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” won two prizes, for directorial debut and ensemble performance. “Call Me by Your Name” star Timothee Chalamet, meanwhile, added his second breakthrough performance award in as many days (after winning at the Gotham Awards Monday night).

The NBR awards gala will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York.

Top Films
“Baby Driver,” “Call Me by Your Name,” “The Disaster Artist,” “Downsizing,” “Dunkirk,” “The Florida Project,” “Get Out,” “Lady Bird,” “Logan,” “Phantom Thread”

Timothée to be Honored at the 21st Annual Hollywood Film Awards

Exciting news! Timothée will be honored at the 21st Annual Hollywood Film Awards. He will receive the “Hollywood Breakout Performance Actor Award” for his performance in Call Me by Your Name. The award ceremony will take place on November 5th.

HOLLYWOOD AWARDSJames Corden to Host Awards Ceremony on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at The Beverly Hilton
Hollywood, CA (October 11, 2017) – dick clark productions announced today that Iconic Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, actress and philanthropist Mary J. Blige will receive the “Hollywood Breakout Performance Actress Award” for her work in “Mudbound,” and actor Timothée Chalamet will be recognized for his performance in “Call Me By Your Name” with the “Hollywood Breakout Performance Actor Award” at the 21st Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.” Additionally, the cast of “I, Tonya” including Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, Sebastian Stan, Paul Walter Hauser, Julianne Nicholson and Caitlin Carver will be honored with the “Hollywood Ensemble Award” at this year’s ceremony.

The 2017 “Hollywood Film Awards,” known as the official launch of the awards season®, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden for the third consecutive year and will take place at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The ceremony, which honors the most acclaimed films and actors while previewing highly anticipated films and talent for the upcoming year, also acknowledges artists in the categories of Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. In its 21-year history, more than 120 of the “Hollywood Film Awards” honorees have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins. This year’s ceremony will benefit MPTF, which supports the entertainment community in living and aging well, with dignity and purpose, and in helping each other in times of need.
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Timothée Talks with Variety

Timothee Chalamet on His Racy Sex Scene in ‘Call Me By Your Name’

VARIETY – “I wouldn’t be the actor I am without New York,” says Timothée Chalamet. The 21-year-old breakout star of three upcoming movies with Oscar buzz (“Call Me by Your Name,” “Lady Bird” and “Hostiles”) grew up in Hell’s Kitchen, graduated from LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, studied at both Columbia and NYU and now resides in the East Village. On his way to work these days, to shoot the (still untitled) Woody Allen movie starring Selena Gomez, he rides the subway instead of taking a chauffeured car.

Doesn’t anybody recognize him? “Not at all,” says Chalamet, who appeared in character parts in Showtime’s “Homeland” and “Interstellar.” But his anonymity is about to end with the release of Sony Pictures Classics’ “Call Me by Your Name,” which opens on Nov. 24. In Luca Guadagnino’s coming-of-age drama, Chalamet plays Elio, an American teenager in Italy who falls for an older man (Armie Hammer). Critics have been raving about the art-house film, comparing it to “Brokeback Mountain.” And Chalamet could be the youngest man to be nominated for a lead-actor Oscar since Mickey Rooney for 1939’s “Babes in Arms.”

He spoke to Variety about his career so far.
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Timothée to attend the 61st BFI London Film Festival

Timothée is set to attend the 61st BFI London Film Festival! Check here for more information.

HEADLINE GALAS
BREATHE: Andy Serkis, Claire Foy, Andrew Garfield; THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: Martin McDonagh, Peter Dinklage, Woody Harrelson, Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell; BATTLE OF THE SEXES: Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton, Billie Jean King, Andrea Riseborough, Emma Stone; CALL ME BY YOUR NAME: Luca Guadagnino, Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer; DOWNSIZING: Hong Chau, Christoph Waltz; FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL: Paul McGuigan, Jamie Bell, Annette Bening, Julie Walters; JOURNEY’S END: Saul Dibb, Sam Claflin, Stephen Graham, Toby Jones; THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER: Yorgos Lanthimos, Colin Farrell, Barry Keoghan, Nicole Kidman; LAST FLAG FLYING: Richard Linklater, Bryan Cranston; MUDBOUND: Dee Rees, Mary J. Blige, Jason Clarke, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell, Carey Mulligan; THE SHAPE OF WATER: Guillermo del Toro, Richard Jenkins; YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE: Lynne Ramsay, Joaquin Phoenix.

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