Dune movie cast: here is what you need to know

Dune movie cast: here is what you need to know

The sci-fi novel Dune is one of the most admired and important pieces of sci-fi writings, Dune novel story was adapted two times in the movie and in miniseries. David Lynch was the first who adopt Frank Herbert’s novel for the 1984 Dune movie, and the second time the story was again adapted by Channel for Sci-fi miniseries. After years finally, Dune is returning for the big screen and this time adapted by Denis Villeneuve Director of Sicario and Arrival Dune movie cast is revealed.

Denis Villeneuve shared few details about the project. Such as how the Novel is been told in the first two movies, but now the cast is also gathering together, here are the Dune movie cast you will see in the upcoming Dune movie.

Jason Momoa

Jason Momoa a well-known for his projects like Game of Thrones and Frontier, Baywatch: Hawaii, and Stargate Atlantis he also appeared as the lead in DC Extended Universe’s Aquaman. In Dune movie he playing a role as Duncan Idaho. A loyal skilled swordsman to house Atreides.

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Charlotte Rampling

Charlotte Rampling is known for her European cinema work. She also earned an Academy Award nomination for her role as Kate Mercer in 45 Years, in 2017 she also earned a Golden Globe for the role she played in BBC miniseries London Spy. Her work includes Broadchurch and Red Sparrow, The Duchess, and Dexter. In Dune movie she is playing the role of mother Mohiam.

Oscar Isaac

In dune movie we have Oscar Isaac as well, who will play the role of Leto, Paul Atreides father, Duke of the house Atreides, and he is also the main character of the movie. His prominent work are: X-Men: Apocalypse and Annihilation, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Inside Llewyn Davis.

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Zendaya’s role as a Chani in Dune, Zendaya, and Paul have love interests, both were trained together, the connection between them build after Paul and Lady Jessica forced to leave the planet. Her first project for the Disney channel she leads the TV shows  Shake it Up and K.C. Undercover, Zendaya also appeared in Big screen with Spider-Man: Homecoming and also in The Greatest Showman. She is also appearing again in Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Timothée Chalamet

Timothee Chalamet was the first actor who got on board for the new Dune movie. In 2017 he got included in Academy Award nomination for the movie Call me by your name, and Lady Bird and also performed in Hot Summer Nights and Hostiles. In 2018 he acted in Beautiful Boy that was a big addition in his portfolio. In Dune he is playing the character of Protagonist, Paul Atreides, who must lead a revolution to recover his family’s inheritance after it was taken from them. This is the first that is leading a blockbuster movie, so all we learn how talented he is.

Rebecca Ferguson

After she did TV-series as a lead in The White Queen on British TV, She got a role in 2014, Dwayne Johnson fantasy film Hercules. After a year she did cinematic character Ilsa Faust in Mission: Impossible- Rogue Nation, and then again last year she appeared in Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Ferguson other projects Includes, The Girl on the Train, Florence Foster Jenkins, and The Greatest Showman, her other upcoming movies includes: Doctor Sleep, Men in Black: International, The Kid Who Would Be King, In Dune movie she will play a role of Lady Jessica, Paul Atreides mother, who pushed her son to find help so that family can take over their enemies.

Dave Bautista

Dave Bautista a well-known name in the wrestling industry, he did act as Drax the Destroyer in Guardians of the Galaxy, Dave Bautista also did some other projects like Hotel Artemis, Blade Runner 2049, Spectre, now you will see him again in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3  which is delayed due to coronavirus pandemic. Now we will see him in action in Dune Movie as a Glossu “Beast” Rabban.

Stellan Skarsgård

In Dune movie we have Stellan Skarsgard also, His appearances include Mamma Mia! (and its sequel), the second and third Pirates of the Caribbean, The Hunt for Red October, Good Will Hunting, Skarsgard playing a role Baron Harkonnen, the main person who started all the events and forced to Paul and Lady Jessica to leave Arrakis, and took control of the planet.

Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem playing a role as a Stilgar, leader of the Fremen Sietch Tabr community on the Arrakis planet. Chani, Paul Atreides, and Lady Jessica meet him when they were forced to flee into the desert planet. Bardem is the most well-known actor added in the Dune cast so far, his previous projects are: Vicky Cristina Barcelona, No Country for Old Men, Skyfall, and Mother.

Josh Brolin

In 2018 Josh Brolin appeared in Deadpool 2, and also Sicario: Day of the Soldado, he also got fame for his role as a Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War, and he again appeared in Avengers: Endgame. Now he signed for the Dune movie as a Gurney Halleck. This role was previously played in Pre Star Trek: The Next Generation Patrick Stewart. In The movie he is playing the role of Warmaster for the Atreides family.

David Dastmalchian

David Dastmalchain builds a strong movie and series career over the past years. He did his film debut in The Dark Knight, also he did projects like The Flash and MacGyver, the Ant-Man films, , Bird Box and Gotham. Dune movie is his third collaboration with Denis Villeneuve. In the movie he playing the character as a Piter De Vries, who is good and trained to do mental functions, he serves Baron Harkonnen, he also famous for forming a poison that stays years in the body and it requires an antidote to remove the poison.

Chang Chen

Chang Chen appeared in Hidden Dragon, Crouching Tiger, desert bandit Dark Could in the 2000s, he also did projects like The Assassin and Forever Young, Brotherhood of Blades, The Grandmaster, In Dune movie Chen playing the role of Dr.Yueh who is a personal physician to Let Atreides.

Stephen McKinley Henderson

Stephen McKinley Henderson previously works on stage, and he has a larger volume of movies and TV series in his portfolio. Including Lady Bird, Tower Heist, Manchester by the Sea, New Amsterdam. In Dune he is playing the role of Thufir Hawat a Mentat, who is loyal to the House of Atreides from ages.

Sharon Duncan-Brewster

Sharon Duncan-Brewster has some sci-fi projects in her portfolio, the Doctor Who special “The Water of Mars and Rogue One: Star Wars. British audiences know her best because of her roles in Tv Shows like EastEnders and Bad Girls. She also currently doing Netflix series Sex Education. Now she is playing the character as a Dr. Liet-Kynes, the Imperial Planetologist of Arrakis in Dune movie.

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