Timothee Chalamet’s Bones And All works well with young and female audiences during limited release weekend
Timothée Chalamet’s new film, Bones and All, drew many young and female attendees during its first weekend of limited release.
After opening in five theaters on November 18, Bones and All grossed $120,000 or nearly $24,000 per theater, according to Term.
Of the people who went to see the film, 79% were between the ages of 18 and 34 and women represented 54% of moviegoers.
The Cannibal Heartthrob: Timothée Chalamet’s new film Bones and All drew many young and female attendees during its first weekend of limited release
Bones and All will receive a wide release in the United States on Wednesday, November 23.
“I hope that over the Thanksgiving period, the audience will have an appetite,” said Erik Lomis, president of United Artists Releasing.
The film first premiered in Venice at the film festival in September. The film’s director, Luca Guadagnino, won the event’s Silver Lion for Best Director.
Demographic breakdown: Of the people who went to see the film, 79% were between the ages of 18 and 34, and women made up 54% of moviegoers.
Wide Release: Bones and All will receive a wide release in the United States on Wednesday, November 23.
Bones and All tells the story of ‘Maren (Taylor Russell), a young woman, learning to survive on the fringes of society,’ according to the film. IMDb page. He meets a man named Lee and the two travel the country doing what they can to make their way.
Chalamet and Russell star alongside Bridge of Spies actor Mark Rylance, The Eddy actor André Holland and Generation actress Madeleine Hall.
In order to play his role, Chalamet reportedly lost enough weight to look like a cannibalistic drifter.
The 26-year-old Oscar nominee joined director Luca Guadagnino and co-star Taylor Russell in the Variety shoot – with the candid interview also revealing that the embattled Armie Hammer could appear in a highly desired sequel to Call Me By Your Name.
Weight Loss: In order to play his role, Chalamet reportedly lost quite a bit of weight to play his role as the cannibalistic drifter.
Co-stars: Chalamet and Russell play the couple who live on the fringes of society as they traverse the country.
Elaborating on one of his first lines in the film: “If you’re 140 pounds wet, you’ve got to have an attitude, a great attitude,” Chalamet said he had lost weight, adding, “That look that Maren and Lee have, I think it feeds the fabled quality of the story and the people who live on the edge.
“Unlike what reality would be, perhaps: if you were constantly devouring entire human bodies, it would probably leave you with a figure bigger than them.”
The project sees Chalamet reuniting with director Guadagnino, who helmed the phenomenally successful 2017 romantic drama Call Me By Your Name, in which the actor starred alongside disgraced actor Armie Hammer.
Hammer, 36, is currently out of Hollywood after facing allegations of sexual assault and having a cannibalism fetish.
In the outs: The project sees Chalamet reuniting with director Guadagnino, who helmed the phenomenally successful 2017 romantic drama Call Me By Your Name, in which the actor starred opposite disgraced star Armie Hammer (pictured in 2020 )