Shia LaBeouf was fired as Timotheé Chalamet’s ‘Call Me’ lover

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Shia Labeouf Timothee Chalamet Shia LaBeouf was archetypal approached to prima other Timothée Chalamet successful 2017's "Call Me By Your Name."

Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer’s romanticist play “Call Me By Your Name” would person looked very antithetic if Shia LaBeouf was formed successful the lead.

The erstwhile Disney Channel star, 35, was successful the moving to play Hammer’s quality Oliver, who was the older fellow of Chalamet’s Elio.

The 2017 film’s Oscar-winning writer and shaper James Ivory explained successful his caller memoir, “Solid Ivory,” that LaBeouf was archetypal contacted to play the role.

In passages published successful GQ connected Wednesday, Ivory wrote that helium was uncertain astir LaBeouf’s casting owed to the information that helium couldn’t visualize the “Fury” histrion playing “an world penning astir the Greek philosopher Heraclitus.”

“Shia came to work for america successful New York with Timothée Chalamet, paying for his ain level ticket, and [director Luca Guadagnino] and I had been blown away,” Ivory said. “The speechmaking by the 2 young actors had been sensational; they made a precise convincing blistery couple.”

Ivory claimed that LaBeouf was aboriginal “dropped” from the movie pursuing some atrocious press. LaBeouf was arrested successful 2017 for nationalist intoxication and disorderly behaviour successful Georgia and has besides been accused of maltreatment by respective women including FKA Twigs and singer and songwriter Sia.

Shia LabeoufThe histrion was reportedly “dropped” from the flick aft immoderate atrocious publicity headed his way.Getty Images

“He’d fought with his girlfriend; he’d fended disconnected the constabulary determination erstwhile they had tried to calm him down,” Ivory continued. “Luca would not telephone him, oregon his agent. I emailed Shia to connection reassurance, but past Luca formed Armie Hammer and ne'er spoke to, oregon of, Shia again.”

The filmmaker past revealed that helium was fto spell arsenic manager — and the diagnostic would alternatively beryllium directed solo by Guadagnino.

“The past clip I saw Luca was earlier [filming] began, successful New York, erstwhile I inactive believed I was co-directing with him; we joked astir what mightiness hap if we got into an statement connected set, and laughed astir it,” helium wrote. “I made plans to spell to Crema aft the Cannes Film Festival successful May, wherever the restored ‘Howards End’ was to beryllium shown. And past I was dropped.”

He continued, “I was ne'er told wherefore I had been dropped, by Luca oregon anybody else: it was presented successful an ‘it has been decided that…’ benignant of way.”

“Solid Ivory” volition beryllium released connected Nov. 2.