Timothée Chalamet closed off his Saturday Night time Dwell internet hosting debut by donning a Legendary-brand hoodie in the course of the sketch present’s curtain name.
Whereas it could be an attention-grabbing vogue selection at first look, the Dune star’s apparel could maintain a deeper which means as information about Legendary’s decision to challenge WarnerMedia got here to gentle earlier this week. Deadline reported on Dec. 7 that Legendary, the studio behind Denis Villeneuve’s new adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi traditional, seeks to problem HBO Max for its resolution to maneuver the movie and Godzilla vs Kong to the premium streaming platform.
Legendary and its companions closely funded the three movies, however obtained no superior warning of WarnerMedia’s resolution for a hybrid launch. On Dec. 3, Warner Bros. introduced that its entire 2021 movie slate would debut on HBO Max together with cinemas – a call that obtained a variety of responses – from assist to criticism – from business names together with Christopher Nolan, AMC Adam Aron and Villeneuve himself.
Chalamet, who performs Paul Atreides within the upcoming sci-fi flick, didn’t point out the feud by title, however his curtain name apparel might be seen as a refined signal of assist. Whereas mosts company merely thank their musical counterparts and categorical viewers members for watching Saturday Night time Dwell, Chalamet made a request of these watching his internet hosting debut: “deal with us with kindness.”
“We’ve all been via a loopy yr…we might perform a little little bit of kindness,” he stated on the finish of the present. “Each little bit of kindness counts.”