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EXCLUSIVE: 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, Legendary's Denis Villeneuve-directed film adaptation of Frank Herbert's bestselling novel. Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgård, Charlotte Rampling, Javier Bardem, and Josh Brolin are set to star while Jason Momoa and Zendaya are in talks for key roles. Piter De…
Warner Bros. has scheduled Legendary's science-fiction tentpole "Dune" for a Nov. 20, 2020, release in 3D and Imax. “Aquaman” star Jason Momoa is in negotiations to join the “Dune” reboot with Timothee Chalamet, Javier Bardem, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, Josh Brolin, Oscar Isaac, and Zendaya. Production is expected to launch in the spring […]
"Aquaman" star Jason Momoa is in negotiations to join Legendary’s “Dune” reboot. If a deal closes, he would join a cast that includes Timothée Chalamet, Javier Bardem, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, Josh Brolin, Oscar Isaac, and Zendaya. Momoa will portray Duncan Idaho, a swordmaster in the house of Atreides who is the right-hand […]
Josh Brolin is joining the A-list ensemble of Legendary's "Dune" reboot. He boards a cast that includes Timothée Chalamet, Javier Bardem, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, and Charlotte Rampling, with Oscar Isaac and Zendaya in talks to join. Brolin will portray Gurney Halleck, the warmaster for Chalamet's family and a mentor to his character. […]
Javier Bardem is in negotiations to join the A-list ensemble of Legendary's "Dune" reboot. He boards a cast that already includes Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, and Charlotte Rampling, with Oscar Isaac and Zendaya also in talks to join. Bardem will play Stilgar, the leader of a tribe that helps Chalamet's character. […]
Former Disney star Zendaya (Shake It Up) is in early talks to join the cast of the Denis Villeneuve-directed Dune reboot which is setup at Legendary Entertainment. The word is she's circling the role of Chani, the love interest of Paul Atreides played by Timothee Chalamet. Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgård and Charlotte Rampling have signed on to co-star while Oscar Isaac is also in talks to join the cast. Villeneuve, Eric Roth, and Jon Spaihts penned the…
Oscar Isaac is the latest star in negotiations to join Legendary's "Dune" reboot, sources tell Variety. He will join a cast that includes Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard, and Charlotte Rampling. Isaac will play the father of Chalamet's character in the movie. "Arrival" and "Blade Runner 2049" filmmaker Denis Villeneuve is directing and is co-writing the […]
Dave Bautista has joined the cast of “Dune,” Legendary’s planned reboot of the 1984 sci-fi epic, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. Bautista is reuniting with “Blade Runner 2049” director Denis Villeneuve on the project. Bautista’s character details are currently being kept under wraps, but he joins the film opposite Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Ferguson. Eric Roth, Jon Spaihts and Villeneuve wrote the screenplay based on Frank Herbert’s novel. Legendary is planning for “Dune” to be a multi-film series. Also Read: Dave Bautista Calls Out Disney Over Report James Gunn Won't Be Rehired Set in the distant future, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, whose family accepts control of the desert planet Arrakis. The planet is the only source of the coveted spice melange, which means control of Arrakis is highly contested among the noble families. After Paul and his family are betrayed, the story explores themes of politics, religion and man’s relationship to nature, as Paul leads a rebellion to restore his family’s control of Arrakis. Bautista will next be seen in “Avengers: Endgame,” as well as the action comedies “My Spy” and “Stuber.” TheWrap also reported that the actor was in talks to star in the “Fantasy Island” film. Bautista is repped by CAA, the Meisner Entertainment Group and attorney Jay Rosenthal at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp. Variety was first to report. Read original story Dave Bautista Joins Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ Reboot At TheWrap
The movie was so beyond imagination that star Kyle MacLachlan (center) was pressed into action to explain it. Dune, be it presented via the voluminous, impenetrable prose of Frank Herbert or the equally inscrutable frames of David Lynch’s movie adaptation, can be tough to wrap your head around. With Herbert dying 30 years ago, however, Dune noob LifeofKeira decided her next best option was Kyle MacLachlan, the star of Lynch’s 1984 movie, and his emoji-happy Twitter account.