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Timothée Chalamet gives seal of approval to Armie Hammer’s dramatic new look

Armie's 'Tiger King'-esque makeover has got his 'Call Me By Your Name' co-star hot under the collar.

By Tim Heap

Quarantine has had many of us trying out new styles – whether that’s growing out a moustache, giving ourselves a DIY buzzcut, or reaching for the bottle of peroxide.

It seems Armie Hammer is also using this extended downtime to try out something new, as the Call Me By Your Name star has traded in his usual, clean-cut look for something a little more wild.

Perhaps he’s been watching too much Tiger King, as his new look, debuted yesterday (16 April) on Instagram, features a messy mohawk and a very fetching horseshoe moustache.

He topped the look off with a fringed crop-top vest and a pair of patterned swimming shorts.

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Killing the game.

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As the kids say these days, it’s a certified lewk – though it’s unclear if it was the finished transformation or just a mid-progress shot (we’d totally be on board with a buzzcut Armie, tbh).

While we’re not sure how we feel about it yet, Armie’s Call Me By Your Name co-star Timothée Chalamet seems to be a fan, joining the string of celebs to leave a comment.

His was simply two of the hot/sweaty face emojis – a summary we’re inclined to agree with.

It was recently reported that the pair are set to reunite in the movie sequel to the 2017 hit film, a coming-of-age gay romance set in rural Italy.

Details of the sequel are still vague, but director Luca Guadagnino said he’d had to cancel a planned trip to the US to meet with a writer because of the coronavirus pandemic.

A sequel book, Find Me, was published by author Andre Aciman last autumn, but it’s not clear how closely the new film will follow it.

Other reactions to Armie’s makeover included actor Luke Evans saying “No words”, model and activist Nyle DiMarco dubbing him “Hammer Exotic” and Colton Haynes calling him the “Crop Top King”.