THE FRENCH DISPATCH Casts Timothee Chalamet

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PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 22: Actor Timothee Chalamet attends AT&T At The Lift during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2017 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for AT&T)

Timothee Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name) is set to join period drama The French Dispatch.

The French Dispatch is set in the 1950s and follows journalists at an American newspaper bureau in Paris. Wes Anderson will direct a cast that also includes Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, Benicio del Toro and Jeffrey Wright.

Anderson also wrote the film with Scott Rudin producing. Chalamet has recently been named the lead of the new Dune remake from Legendary.

SOURCE: Variety.com