Timothée Chalamet says he wept after seeing 'Interstellar,' because his part wasn't as big as he thought it was

Variety/YouTubeStone and Chalamet got candid in their interview for Variety’s Actors on Actors series.
  • Timothée Chalamet told Emma Stone in an interview for Variety’s Actors on Actors series that he wept after seeing his 2014 film “Interstellar.”
  • He wept because his role as Matthew McConaughey’s son wasn’t as big as he thought it was.
  • He’s fine with it now.

“Call Me by Your Name” star Timothée Chalamet told Emma Stone in an interview for Variety’s Actors on Actors series that he wept after seeing his 2014 movie “Interstellar,” because the role wasn’t as big as he anticipated. He also said that he saw the film 12 times in theatres.

Chalamet played the role of Young Tom in Christopher Nolan’s confusing space epic that starred Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain. Casey Affleck played the older version of Chalamet’s character.

During the video interview, Stone asked Chalamet if he can watch himself in movies. “When I did ‘Interstellar,’ I saw that twelve times in theatres in IMAX,” Chalamet said. “Because I loved it.”

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But Chalamet said after the first time he saw the movie at a screening Nolan held for the cast in New York City, he went home with his dad and “wept for an hour, because I just figured my part was, like, bigger or something. They didn’t even cut anything,” he said. ” I just figured … I don’t know what I figured.”

Interstellar Timothee ChalametParamount PicturesChalamet had a small role in the movie as Matthew McConaughey’s son.

Chalamet also noted that he filmed a long monologue for “Interstellar” and while it wasn’t cut, McCaughney’s face is displayed on screen through its entirety.

Watch the video below, and read the full interview here:

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