(May 17, 2023) – Acclaimed actress Elle Fanning has officially joined the star-studded cast of “A Complete Unknown,” the much-anticipated biopic of folk music legend Bob Dylan. Fanning will play Sylvia Russo, a university student and artist who was Dylan’s girlfriend in the early 1960s.
The film, directed by James Mangold, will chart Dylan’s rise to fame, from his humble beginnings in the New York City folk scene of the 1960s to his transformative motorcycle crash in 1966. Timothée Chalamet, known for his roles in films such as “Call Me By Your Name” and “Little Women,” has been cast in the role of Dylan, and will be showcasing his musical talents by performing his own singing in the film.
Fanning’s addition to the cast promises to add a new layer of depth and authenticity to the narrative. The talented actress previously worked with Chalamet in the film “Rainy Day in New York,” and fans are eager to see their on-screen chemistry in this new project.
Fanning, an accomplished actress known for her roles in films such as “The Neon Demon” and “Maleficent,” has consistently impressed audiences with her ability to embody a diverse range of characters. Her portrayal of Sylvia Russo in “A Complete Unknown” is eagerly anticipated by fans and critics alike.
As the production of “A Complete Unknown” commences, the inclusion of Fanning in the cast only heightens the anticipation surrounding this film. With Chalamet capturing the essence of Dylan through his singing, and Fanning bringing her undeniable talent to the portrayal of Sylvia Russo, “A Complete Unknown” is shaping up to be a must-watch cinematic experience.
“A Complete Unknown” is set to begin shooting on August 7th, 2023. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting project.