Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name) Wins Rising Star Award in Palm Springs

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Actor Timothée Chalamet, whose role in Call Me By Your Name is generating Oscar buzz, won the rising star award alongside Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot at the 29th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala, reports People.

The event, which was sponsored by Cadillac, had a bevy of stars attending including Chalamet’s Call Me By Your Name costar Armie Hammer, as well as Gal Gadot, Kumail Nanjiani, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Octavia Spencer and Jessica Chastain among others.

Chalamet thanked his costar Armie Hammer, saying, “I’m grateful for your big brotherhood and your guidance and your friendship. To have someone in your position, and as talented as you are, be a mentor to me for the last two years is invaluable to me.”

Chalamet then turned toward Hammer’s wife, Elizabeth Chambers, and thanked her as well: “And special thanks to Armie’s wife, Elizabeth Chambers, who is here tonight, as well, who is as crucial to this process as anyone,” he said, before adding, “And for letting me crawl all over your husband for two months. Thank you for that.”

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