Even with the slew of casting bulletins in latest months, there’s been some tiny worry gnawing behind our heads that Dune: Half Two may transform some big galactic prank, getting our hopes up earlier than the revelation that it is by no means going to occur. Excellent news then, for us and everybody who has been eagerly anticipating Denis Villeneuve’s subsequent Frank Herbert adaptation – the cameras are rolling on the primary manufacturing course of, as confirmed by the movies’ official Twitter account.
Dune: Half Two finds Villeneuve and co-writer Jon Spaihts tackling the second half of Herbert’s novel, and chronicling Paul Atreides’ (Timothée Chalamet) rise as a religious and army chief among the many Fremen and his as Woman Jessica’s (Rebecca Ferguson)’s marketing campaign towards the Harkonnen and the Emperor’s forces on the planet Arrakis.
Alongside Chalamet and Ferguson, Zendaya, Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin are among the many forged from the primary film returning for this one.
New recruits this time embrace Florence Pugh as Princess Irulan, Léa Seydoux as Woman Margot, Austin Butler as Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen and Christopher Walken because the Emperor.
The brand new movie will likely be out – if our prayers to Shai-Hulud are really answered – on 17 November subsequent yr.