Christopher Walken joins the cast of Dune: Part II

HOLLYWOOD.- Among other newcomers to the second installment of dunesWhat austin butler Y Florence Pugh, The Hollywood Reporter He reported that Christopher Walken he joins the lead role of Emperor Shaddam IV in the film.

The successful (and Oscar-winning) adaptation of Denis Villeneuve from the sci-fi classic Frank Herbertwill pick up where it left off, with Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) fighting alongside the Fremen for the liberation of the planet Arrakiswhich is under the clutches of the Harkonnen House.

Walken’s portrayal will be based on the ruler of the entire known universe, who initially sent the Atreides family to Arrakis to bring about its downfall. He and the baron terrorize the entire population and prepare to face the rebellion. In the film adaptation of 1984, directed by David Lynchthe role of the Emperor was played by José Ferrer.

New members for Dune

On the other hand, Florence Pugh is going to play the irulan princessdaughter of the emperor, and Butler will be Feyd-Rauthathe cunning nephew of Baron Harkonnen who is being groomed to rule Arrakis.

The production The project is in the hands of Mary Parent, Villeneuve, Cale Boyter and Tanya Lapointe, with principal photography beginning this summer in Budapest with Villeneuve directing, as well as co-writing the script with Jon Spaihts.

Executive producers are Josh Grode, David Valdes, Herbert W. Gains, Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, Kim Herbert, Thomas Tull, Spaihts, Richard P. Rubinstein, and John Harrison. Similarly, the author who co-wrote many books on dunes with Brian Herbert after Frank Herbert’s death, Kevin J. Anderson, serves as creative consultant.

The film released by Warner Bros it grossed 400.6 million at the worldwide box office. got 10 Oscar nominationsof which she was the winner of 6 of them, including the best film award.

More of Walken

Christopher Walken has just starred in the thriller AppleTV+,severitypremiered at the beginning of the year with its first season and with a renewal for the second.

The famous actor has a Oscar for best actor for his work in The Deer Hunter (1978), as well as being nominated for his performance in Catch Me If You Can from steven spielberg.

There is no doubt that it will be a great performance that we will see on screen on October 20, 2023. It is a matter of waiting a bit to experience the effect of the Melange.

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