Part 2 Cast List Confirms Star Rumors
part one from Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic science fiction novel, Dunes, had a stacked cast. The Dune: part two the cast list shows that it has grown significantly by confirming the people who were in talks for the project. Austin Butler (Elvis) plays Feyd Rautha Harkonnen, Christopher Walken plays Emperor Shaddam IV, Florence Poug plays Princess Irulan Corrino, Léa Seydoux (no time to die) will play Lady Margot, and Souheila Yacoub (No Man’s Land) plays Shishakli.
The Dune: part two The cast will complete the story of the first epic sci-fi novel from 1965. The first film covered roughly the first half, and it completes the story of Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) as he and his mother, Lady Jessica (Rebecca Ferguson), follow the Fremen to once again fight the tyrannical Harkonnens who have invaded and killed many of the Atreides forces. Other returning stars will feature Zendaya as Chani, Javier Bardem as Fremen Leader Stilgar, Josh Brolin as Gurney Halleck, Stellan Skarsgård as Evil Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, Dave Bautista as Count Glossu Rabban Harkonnen, Charlotte Rampling as Bene Gesserit Reverend Mother Mohiam and Stephen McKinley Henderson as Thufir Hawat.
Dune: Part 2 cast list confirms traded stars
The cast of Dune: part two aren’t the only ones coming back. Villeneuve returns to directing, co-writing and producing. He will write with Jon Spaihts (The Mummy). The filmmaker produces with Cale Boyter, Jessica Derhammer, Tanya Lapointe, Mary Parent and Patrick McCormick. Herbert W. Gains, Joshua Grode, John Harrison, Brian Herbert, Kim Herbert, Byron Merritt, Richard P. Rubinstein, Spaihts and Thomas Tull.
The success of the first film gave the green light for the director, writers, producers and actors to move Dune: part two. Like a dream project, Villeneuve talked about the opportunity.
“Just received word from Legendary that we are officially moving forward with Dune: part two. It was a dream of mine to adapt Frank Herbert Dunes and I have the fans, cast and crew, Legendary and Warner Bros. to thank for supporting this dream,” he said in a statement.
The film will be shot in Budapest, Abu Dhabi, Jordan and Italy. The continuation of the six-time Oscar winner The film will be released on November 17, 2023, after a brief delay from its previous release slot in October 2023.