OMG, Seems That ‘Dune’ Reboot 2020 Has Perfect Cast! ALL Actors Who Have Joined So Far

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The cast and crew of Legendary Entertainment’s “Dune” reboot continue to take shape. Keep reading Nexter.org to know who was already announced to play in the film.

What we know so far

As we already know, “Arrival” and “Blade Runner 2049” director Denis Villeneuve officially announced in he’s going to make a legendary movie reboot of “Dune” that will be released in nearly two years. “Dune will probably take two years to make. The goal is to make two films, maybe more,” he said.

The original Dune movie was released in 1984 and was written and directed by David Lynch. It starred Kyle MacLachlan as a leader in the battle over the desert planet Arrakis – the only source of a material (“the spice”) that allows for space travel.

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The original Dune novel by Frank Herbert was published in 1965 and its influence continues to be felt across the sci-fi genre today. Villeneuve has admitted it was one of the pinnacle sci-fi works that made him want to work in the genre to begin with and once called it his “longstanding dream” to adapt the novel to the big screen.

Herbert’s novel blends sci-fi and politics in fascinating ways, much like Villeneuve has in his previous directorial efforts, sci-fi or not.

So here’s what we know so far about the “Dune” cast:

Timothée Chalamet

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Timothée Chalamet is widely famous for Oscar-nominated turn in “Call Me by Your Name”. News broke in July Villeneuve is bringing Chalamet on board to play the lead, Paul Atreides.

The actor compared Villeneuve tackling “Dune” to Christopher Nolan tackling “The Dark Knight,” which made landing a part in “Dune” a top priority.

Josh Brolin

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Brolin will portray Gurney Halleck, the warmaster for Chalamet’s family and a mentor to his character. Patrick Stewart played the role in David Lynch’s 1984 movie adaptation.

Javier Bardem

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Bardem will play Stilgar, the leader of a tribe that helps Chalamet’s character.

 

Zendaya

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Zendaya would play the love interest of Chalamet’s character.

 

David Dastmalchian

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Actor David Dastmalchian, who has appeared in films such as The Dark Knight, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and Netflix’s Bird Box, has been cast to play Piter De Vries in Dune.

Piter De Vries is a twisted Mentat, a human trained to perform mental functions rivaling computers.

Jason Momoa

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Aquaman actor will play Duncan Idaho, a swordmaster loyal to House Atreides, one of the Great Houses of the Padishah Empire, according to Variety.

 Oscar Isaac

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Isaac would play the father of Chalamet’s character.

Rebecca Ferguson

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Ferguson would be playing Lady Jessica, mother to Timothee Chalamet’s Paul Atreides.

 Stellan Skarsgard

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stellan Skarsgard has signed on to portray Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, a villainous character from Frank Herbert’s series of books.

In the Dune universe, Harkonnen’s family has been in conflict with the Atreides clan for 10,000 years.

Charlotte Rampling

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Rampling will be portraying the Reverend Mother Mohiam, the emperor’s truthsayer, a person who can divine intentions, suss out lies, and manipulate people’s emotional states.

Rampling is known for her Oscar-nominated performance in 45 Years, as well as roles in Assassin’s Creed, Red Sparrow, and Never Let Me Go.

Dave Bautista

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This marks a reunion for Bautista and Villeneuve, who had previously worked together on “Blade Runner 2049.”


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