Two pretty best friends.
While working on Denis Villeneuve’s Dune Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet became the best of friends. In their interview with People, Chalamet describes how he and Zendaya met at their chemistry read for the film, “It was just awesome’’. He continues to say, “on set it was just great too, she was like a breath of fresh air”. Zendaya states how she was “elated” that she and Chalamet were doing Dune together. Throughout the interview Timothée and Zendaya talk fashion on and off set, their influences as actors, and compliment each others work.
Watch Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya’s full People interview below.
That’s not the only time Zendaya and Timothée gave us insight into their friendship. The two pretty best friends chatted with E! about working together on Dune and celebrating Zendaya’s 25th birthday.
Zendaya opened up about initially being intimidated coming onto the set of Dune but that Chalamet made it a warm environment, “immediately I was like oh we’re going to be friends for life”, she continued, “I had an incredible time and I sure hope that we get to do more of it because selfishly, I just want to have fun”.
The Dune stars also took a BFF test with Buzzfeed which is the most adorable video of the besties yet. Timothée and Zendaya shared lots of laughter while quizzing each other on when they first met, their favorite curse words, and their celeb crushes. Chalamet revealed Zendaya’s celebrity crush who is by no surprise, Spiderman A.K.A Zendaya’s boyfriend, actor Tom Holland.
In an exclusive interview with Entertainment Weekly, Zendaya describes her and Chalamet as being ”wonderful friends” and now, family.
Dune premiered October 22, 2021 and is now streaming on HBO Max and in theaters.