Timothée Chalamet used to modify Xbox 360 controllers on YouTube – .

Timothée Chalamet used to modify Xbox 360 controllers on YouTube – .

Before dodging giant sand worms in Dune and leading armies in The King, actor Timothée Chalamet was a gamer. Specifically a YouTuber who focused on modified Xbox 360 controllers and had around 14,000 subscribers as reported Vice.
After Vice released his report, a clip of Chalamet was shared showing him admitting his past as a young controller modder.

“I spray painted them on my pillow. I would open them and charge people $ 10, ”Chalamet said, noting that he had made a total of $ 30 before his parents told him to stop filling the house with paint fumes.

You can watch each video on The old chain of Chalamet here, where it shows a Christmas-themed red and green controller, a blue and silver controller, and a red and black controller. It’s an interesting time capsule of Chalamet’s life just around the time he had his big luck playing a small but important role in Law & Order in 2009. The videos were released in 2010, before Chalamet was released. works on United States Royal Breads and Showtime’s Homeland, making him about 15 years.

Chalamet recounts his videos, opening with “What’s good, YouTube?” Before quickly explaining its color choices and asking viewers to “subscribe if you like” and hail 2009’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for being the “best video game around.”

The videos do not show Chalamet’s face, but a few digs by Vice determined that not only did the voice sound a lot like what Chalamet sounded during his lead roles, but also that the background of the videos matched an old Instagram photo. of Chalamet’s youth. A telltale scar on Chalamet’s finger can also be found.

Chalamet has come a long way since his short YouTuber career. He recently played the role of Paul Atréides in Dune by Denis Villinueve: Part 1 and will come back for Part two in the future. Prior to that he had starring roles in Netflix’s Little Women, The King, he was nominated for Best Actor at the 90th Academy Awards for his role in Lady Bird, and starred in the Oscar nominated film Call me by your name.

Chalamet will also be featuring eccentric candy maker Willy Wonka in the next prequel, simply titled “Wonka”.

Joseph Knoop is a writer / reporter / sandworm for IGN.


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