Monica Barbaro will play Joan Baez within the Bob Dylan biopic “A Full Unknown.”
The 32-year-old star is in ultimate talks to affix the James Mangold movie which options Timothee Chalamet because the ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ singer.
Mangold co-wrote the screenplay with Jay Cocks and manufacturing on the movie will start this summer season in New York.
“A Full Unknown” focuses on a transformative second for Dylan as he rocked his folks music present by going electrical on the Newport People Competition in 1965. The transfer proved divisive amongst his followers and the music scene, nevertheless it put Dylan on the street to recording a few of his biggest songs and albums.
People singer and activist Baez carried out “Blowin’ within the Wind” on the music pageant.
Monica has appeared within the blockbuster ‘Prime Gun: Maverick’ and can be set to play a lead function reverse Arnold Schwarzenegger within the Netflix sequence ‘FUBAR’.
Dylan is govt producing the movie together with Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Andrew Rona.
Mangold mentioned of the challenge, “It is such an fascinating true story about such an fascinating time within the American scene, various characters from Woody Guthrie to Bob Dylan to Pete Seeger to Joan Baez all have roles to play on this movie.”
The ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ director has confirmed that Chalamet can be utilizing his voice in his portrayal of Dylan.
When requested if Timothee would sing, she instructed Collider, “Positive.”
Mangold’s Dylan biopic was first introduced in 2020 with Chalamet hooked up to play the lead function. It was unknown on the time whether or not the actor would carry out the music legend’s songs, nevertheless it was revealed that he had began taking guitar classes in preparation for the half.