Josh Brolin to Play Gurney Halleck in Legendary 'Dune'

Today in "What's happenin on Arrakis"- yet another interesting casting announcement for the upcoming Denis Villeneuve adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune for Legendary Pictures. No stranger to Marvel Studios fans, it would appear that Josh Brolin (aka Thanos) is joining Dune to play Atreides man Gurney Halleck, so says The Wrap. The big question is- DOES HE KNOW HOW TO PLAY THE […]

Kyle MacLachlan's Advice to New 'Dune' Muad'Dib Timothée Chalamet

It's always nice when an actor can pass along advice to the next generation to carry on a notable role. Such is the case with Kyle MacLachlan, who played the character of Paul Atreides in David Lynch's 1984 film version of Dune by Frank Herbert. We've got a new version of the film coming from Oscar-winning filmmaker Denis Villenueve at […]

SHAI HULUD: Javier Bardem Joins 'Dune' as Fremen Leader Stilgar

It's been an exciting week for casting news for Denis Villeneuve's upcoming Dune adaptation at Legendary Pictures, with Harkonnen, Atreides, and Fremen being named. Today, it's news that Javier Bardem will be playing Fremen leader Stligar, who becomes one of the most trusted Arrakis persons in Paul Atreides/Muad Dib (Timothee Chalamet) Fedaykin circle. So far, Villeneuve's Dune has a pretty impressive […]

Timothée Chalamet Calls Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune' "Grounded"

Things are finally gearing up production-wise for Denis Villeneuve's Dune adaptation for Legendary Pictures. Casting is nearing completion (we think), and star Timothée Chalamet had some interesting things to say about the Arrakeen saga. Chalamet, two-time Oscar nominee, will be playing Paul Atreides aka Usul, aka Muad Dib, the Kwisatz Haderach of the Bene Gesserit […]

Report: Zendaya May be Chani in Legendary's 'Dune'

It would appear that the role of Chani in Denis Villeneuve's upcoming Dune adaptation for Legendary Pictures may be filled. According to our friends over at Collider, "multiple sources" have confirmed to them that Zendaya is being eyed for the role of the young Fremen warrior who catches the eye of Paul Atreides. Zendaya is a […]

Oscar Isaac In Talks to Play Duke Leto Atreides for Legendary's 'Dune'

AND FOR THE FATHER….NOTHING. We've been talking a lot recently about who we'd like to see take on the role of Caladan's Duke Leto Atreides in Denis Villeneuve's upcoming Dune adaptation for Legendary Pictures, and it seems like it may just be Oscar Isaac. According to Variety, Issac has entered "talks" (read: negotiations) to join the […]

'Dune': Rebecca Ferguson Talks "Calm Empowerment" of Bene Gesserit

Things are moving faster than a Spacing Guild highliner over at Legendary Pictures for Denis Villeneuve's upcoming adaptation of Frank Herbert's seminal science fiction work, Dune. Some of the main cast has been assembled to head to Arrakis; minus some pretty big roles- Duke Leto Atreides, Stilgar, Chani, the rest of the Atreides household, the Mentants, etc.- you get […]

'Dune' Casts Charlotte Rampling as Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam

Legendary Pictures upcoming Dune adaptation from two-time Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve is finalizing the cast list with another important addition, the Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam, Truthsayer to the Paddishaw Emperor Shaddam IV. It would appear that Charlotte Rampling (OBE) will be playing the Bene Gesserit who comes to Caladan to test Paul Atreides (played this time by Oscar nominee Timothée […]

'Dune' Finds Their Baron Harkonnen in Stellan Skarsgård

It would appear that Denis Villenueve's upcoming adaptation of Dune for Legendary Pictures has cast their villainous Baron Vladimir Harkonnen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stellan Skarsgård will take on the role of the patriarch of the Giedi Prime House, the "floating fat man" himself, Baron Harkonnen. Obviously we don't know what type of effects (practical or CGI) […]

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'Dune' Gains Dave Bautista: Will He Be Harkonnen, Fremen, or Atreides Man?

According to multiple sources, Denis Villeneuve's upcoming Dune reboot for Legendary Pictures just landed a former Replicant- Dave Bautista. Bautista worked with Villeneuve on Blade Runner: 2049, and we're pretty darn excited to find out what side of the Arrakis saga he ends up on. Could be possibly be a Harkonnen? The Beast Rabban maybe? Or what about a Fremen, […]

'Dune' Updates: Chani Casting Rumors, Roger Deakins Exits

Sounds like things are moving along on Legendary Pictures upcoming Dune reboot project with director Denis Villeneuve, with one or two notable updates. The first being that it appears cinematographer and longtime Villeneuve collaborator Roger Deakins will NOT be the eye behind the lense on this project. Deakins picked up an Oscar for his most recent collab […]

Brian Herbert Asks Fans to Rank 'Dune' Characters

How well do you know "Dune" characters, and do you think you could accurately rank them by levels of importance to the story? This is what Brian Herbert, son of "Dune" author Frank Herbert [and author in the Arrakis universe himself] asked fans about a week ago. Ranking of DUNE characters in order of importance […]

One of Eric Roth's 'Dune' Scripts for Legendary was 200 Pages

Frank Herbert's science fiction epic "Dune" is not a short novel, nor is the series a 'quick read'. Understandably, such a tome would then be translated to the silver screen in a lengthy script, and possibly more than one film. We do know that director Denis Villeneuve is already planning for his take on Dune for Legendary Pictures to […]

Timothée Chalamet Worked With 'Sex Icon' Steve Carell

'Dune': Timothée Chalamet Doesn't Know What Fear Is

Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to talk about several different projects, one of which being Denis Villeneuve's upcoming Dune reboot. In the interview (at 9:10), Stephen Colbert asks Chalamet about "just one more film," and it is of course the upcoming Dune remake from Legendary Pictures. Chalamet will be playing the film's main […]

Timothée Chalamet says Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune' is a Dream Come True

The beginning is a delicate time, especially for Denis Villeneuve's Dune for Legendary Pictures. When it was first revealed that Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet would be playing the part of Paul Atreides, we were pretty excited. He's a good choice, his age is about right (although a little old for the true story line), but his demeanor and […]

Rebecca Ferguson May Join 'Dune'; The Lady Jessica, Anyone?

It would appear that Mission: Impossible star Rebecca Ferguson is currently in negotiations to join the upcoming Dune film from Legendary Pictures and director Denis Villeneuve. Obviously this isn't a done deal yet, but if Ferguson joins the film, we're thinking she'd be perfect in the role of the Lady Jessica, mother to Paul Atreides, who will be played […]

WORM SIGN: Legendary Pictures' 'Dune' Looking at a 2020 Release Date

Just a little bit ago, we shared the pretty awesome news that Gale Force Nine will be creating new table top gaming items in the world of Frank Herbert's Dune, utilizing previously published materials by Frank, his son Brian Herbert, and Kevin J. Anderson, AS WELL AS the upcoming Legendary Pictures film adaptation from director Denis Villeneuve. Buried in the press release […]

'Dune' Will Cover [Approximately] Half of First Novel, Brian Herbert Says

Brian Herbert, author and son of Dune author Frank Herbert, has been a wealth of knowledge and source point for Legendary Pictures' upcoming Dune film. He was the first to confirm Oscar-nominated filmmaker Denis Villeneuve's involvement as director for the upcoming reboot, and to update eager fans on the status of the script(s). In a tweet last night, Brian says […]