Reportedly, production has begun on season two of Denis Villeneuve’s 2021 sci-fi film Dune.
His film will see the return of an all-star cast, including Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin.
Business Wire reports that the new cast will include Austin Butler, as villainous Feyd Rautha, and on-screen veteran Christopher Walken as Emperor Pradishah.
Florence Pugh and Lea Seydoux are also expected to join the group.
The sequel to the Oscar-winning film will explore the journey of Paul Atreides (Chalamet) as he unites with Chani (Zendaya) and Fremen to avenge those who plotted to destroy his family.
The screenplay for Dune: Part Two was written by Villeneuve and Jon Spaihts and is based on the novel by Frank Herbert.
The film is said to be filming in Budapest, Abu Dhabi, Jordan and Italy.
It is slated for a worldwide release on November 17, 2023.
Dune has been nominated for ten Academy Awards and won six, including best original score, best visual effects, best cinematography, and best editing.
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