Two Great Hairos of Our Time Starring in a Netflix Drama Together

Timothée Chalamet and Robert Pattinson have started filming The King.

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Hair ye, hair ye! Two of our mane men, Timothée Chalamet and Robert Pattinson, are starring in a Netflix drama together—and not just any kind of drama, the best kind of drama: PERIOD DRAMA!

Deadline reports (opens in new tab) that Timo and RPatz (do people call him Timo? And do we still say RPatz?) will appear together in Netflix’s feature The King, based on Shakespeare's Henry IV [Parts 1 and 2] and Henry V. It's-okay-to-think-he's-cute-because-he's-22-year-old Chalamet is playing Prince Hal aka young Henry V, and Pattinson will play French prince The Dauphin. Oh la la!

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How brooding and princely of you, Robert!

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Also featured in this already iconic film: Joel Edgerton (Falstaff), Ben Mendelsohn (King Henry IV), and Lily-Rose Depp (French Princess Catherine, who marries Henry V). If the Netflix version follows the Shakespearean plotline, there will be a lot of dramatic drama! Brooding! War! Medieval garb!

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The hair of a king!

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The cast started filming in the UK today, so if you want to brush up on your Shakespeare ahead of The King's release, you can buy Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 (opens in new tab)and Henry V (opens in new tab) on Amazon. Or, you can also pretend like you're in high school and Sparknotes the plays here (opens in new tab)here (opens in new tab), and here (opens in new tab).

Sally is the Editor in Chief of Marie Claire where she oversees coverage of all the things the Marie Claire reader wants to know about, including politics, beauty, fashion, and celebs. She came to Marie Claire from ELLE.com, where she was the Executive Editor. Before that, Sally was at NYMag.com's the Cut and graduated with an English major from Boston College. Her favorite Harry Potter is 'Order of the Phoenix.'