MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Oscar-nominated actor Timothée Chalamet may have been given his next plum role, and it’s one with a Minnesota connection.

“Going Electric,” a new film being developed for studio Fox Searchlight, will showcase a specific period in folk singer Bob Dylan’s life, according to Variety. Chalamet, who was nominated for a best actor Academy Award for “Call Me By Your Name,” is reportedly in talks to star as the one-time Minnesotan.

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“Ford v. Ferrari” director James Mangold has been tapped to direct the project, which follows such recent rock music biopic successes as “Bohemian Rhapsody,” which won 4 Oscars last year, and “Rocketman,” which just won Taron Egerton a Golden Globe for best actor in a musical or comedy for his performance as rocker Elton John.

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Mangold also previously directed the film “Walk the Line,” about Johnny Cash.

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Dylan was previously the subject of the Todd Haynes film “I’m Not There,” in which he was played by multiple actors, including Cate Blanchett.