Timothée Chalamet dreams of getting an Apple TV+ role in a funny new ad: ‘Hey, Apple — Call Me’


Timothée Chalamet feels left out.

On Friday, Apple TV+ released a new ad campaign starring the Oscar nominee, 27, as he watches some of the streaming service’s most popular and award-winning releases in recent years — and wonders why he’s still there got no role.

“I was in two Best Picture nominees last year,” says the Dune says actor as he and a friend watch an Academy Award winner CODA in a movie theater.

Later, Chalamet is shown scrolling through Jennifer Lawrence’s film Elevated road and the Selena Gomez documentary Selena Gomez: My mind and me on an iPad as his car drives past adoring fans, leaving him to wonder why he doesn’t have his own document on the platform.

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The ad also shows the actor considering moving into television roles as he confirms he could star in Apple TV+’s recent hits Ted Lasso, Dismissal and Black bird“I think I could be in jail,” he says.

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Timothee Chalamet for Apple TV+

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Chalamets Dune costar Jason Momoa later FaceTimes for the new spot, as he says he has completed production on his own Apple TV+ series Chief of Warwhich forced Chalamet to realize that seemingly every star in Hollywood plays a role on the streaming service except him.

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Timothee Chalamet for Apple TV+

Timothee Chalamet for Apple TV+

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“Wait, do you have a new Apple show?” Chalamet asks Momooa, who replies, “Who isn’t right now?”

“Yeah, I mean who doesn’t right now? Like you just said…” Chalamet replies.

Timothee Chalamet for Apple TV+

Timothee Chalamet for Apple TV+

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The ad ends with Chalamet realizing that Apple has even recruited movie legends Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and Chalamet’s own mentor Leonardo DiCaprio for the upcoming film Killers of the flowerleads the Bones and all actor to request that the company call him as he rolls onto his bed.

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In January 2022, the streaming service rolled out a similar ad campaign starring Jon Hamm, also questioning why Apple TV+ hadn’t recruited him for a role yet. Hamm, 51, has since landed a role in the upcoming third season of The morning showalongside Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston.


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