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Timothée Chalamet to Star in 4000 Miles Play in London 2020

Start Saving Up Now, Because Timothée Chalamet Is Starring in a Play in London

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 10: Timothee Chalamet attends the Australian premiere of THE KING at Ritz Cinema on October 10, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage)

Timothée Chalamet is officially making his London stage debut next year, and suddenly I have the urge to go to the theater. (Just a totally random coincidence, I'm sure.) On Wednesday, The Old Vic announced it will be the home of Amy Herzog's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play 4000 Miles when it debuts in April of next year, with Chalamet starring alongside BAFTA Award-winning Dame Eileen Atkins.

The play tells the story of 21-year-old Leo (Chalamet), who sets out to cycle across America at the beginning of Summer with his best friend. After weeks of no contact, Leo's 91-year-old grandmother Vera (Atkins) is surprised when he shows up on her Manhattan doorstep in the middle of the night — and so begins a moving story as the pair navigate life and grief together.

Chalamet has had a busy year, between a starring role in The King and his role in the upcoming Greta Gerwig film Little Women. 4000 Miles will open in London's The Old Vic theater on April 16, 2020.

Image Source: Getty / Don Arnold
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