Watch Tilda Swinton Perfectly Prank Timothée Chalamet at Cannes Film Festival

The people will be calling Timothée Chalamet by another name after his French Dispatch co-star Tilda Swinton's playful prank. Start the day with a laugh and watch the moment below.

By Samantha Schnurr Jul 13, 2021 3:23 PMTags
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It looks like Tilda Swinton really wanted people to call Timothée Chalamet by her name. 

During a screening of Wes Anderson's comedy-drama The French Dispatch at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday, July 12, the actress had some fun with her 25-year-old co-star when she pulled off a perfect prank for all to see. 

While the audience was standing and applauding, the Avengers alum grabbed a paper with her name on it and taped it to Chalamet's back before spinning him around so everyone could see. Hey, she was just making sure everyone knew who he was!

Kidding aside, the two stars had made a sartorial splash at the annual festival. While Swinton has turned out one eye-catching, colorful ensemble after the next, fans also couldn't get enough of the metallic suit Chalamet rocked for the screening. The unique silver jacquard tuxedo was by Tom Ford. Perhaps the actor's clever Instagram caption—"I don't pop molly"—gave it away.  

Timothee Chalamet's Best Looks

As his friend and fellow star Kiernan Shipka aptly commented on Instagram, "ARE YOU KIDDING ME." 

See more of the Cannes Film Festival looks worthy of many fire emojis below! 

Gemma Chan

The Crazy Rich Asians star proves once again that she's the queen of red carpet fashion. Her glimmering gold Oscar de la Renta creation is just one reason why.

Closing Ceremony

Take a bow! Award winners, jury members and others pose for a group photo at the closing ceremony Cannes Film Festival.

Maggie Gyllenhaal

The actress wows on the red carpet in a custom Gucci gown at the Cannes Film Festival.


The French singer makes the red carpet her runway with her over-the-top white design. The glamour pinafore is a chef's kiss.

Rosamund Pike

The I Do Care star sets the red carpet ablaze with her crimson-colored Christian Dior dress.

Kat Graham

The Vampire Diaries alum brings bold fashion to the Cannes Film Festival in a daring lavender design.

Sharon Stone

A vision in white! The legendary actress stuns in a Dolce & Gabbana gown.

Liya Kebede & Raee Kebede

The mother-daughter duo shuts down the event with their fabulous ensembles.

Sharon Stone

She's your hostess with the mostest! The actress emcees the amfAR Gala. 

Regina King

The Watchmen star is the belle of the ball in this extravagant gown. 

Orlando Bloom

Dad's night out!

MJ Rodriguez

Fresh off her history-making Emmy nomination, the Pose star takes on Cannes. 

Rachel Brosnahan

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star is nothing short of, well, marvelous. 

Bella Thorne & Benjamin Mascolo

Date night done right for the former Disney darling and her beau. 

Nina Dobrev

The Vampire Diaries alum isn't afraid to show a little skin in this sexy Monot dress.

Regina King, Darren Criss, Sharon Stone & Rachel Brosnahan

The stars aligned for this photo opp at the amfAR Gala in Cannes. 

Julianne Hough

Old Hollywood glam? Check!

Stella Maxwell

Strike a pose!

Bella Thorne

Diamonds are most certainly Bella's best friend.

Maria Bakalova

The Oscar nominee rocks a flirty cropped 'do. 

Kat Graham

Red hot! The actress wows on the red carpet in this jaw-dropping gown.

Regina King

The Oscar winner strikes a pose at the Kering Women In Motion Talk.

Bill Murray

The actor waves to the crowd of photographers while promoting New Worlds: The Cradle Of Civilization.

Gemma Chan

The actress shines on the red carpet at The Restless screening.

Tilda Swinton

The Oscar winner makes a colorful splash at the Memoria photocall.

Danny Moder & Hazel Moder

Julia Roberts' 16-year-old daughter and husband stepped out for a screening of Sean Penn's Flag Day, simultaneously marking Hazel's red carpet debut. This photo deserves a frame!

Kat Graham

Bringing the glamour! The Vampire Diaries alum shines on the red carpet.

Stella Maxwell

Regal on the red carpet. The supermodel turns heads on the red carpet in this Alberta Ferretti dress.

Jordan Barrett

The model strikes a pose in this white ensemble at the France screening.

Rachel Brosnahan

Simply marvelous!

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