Dune: Part II has found its emperor in Christopher Walken

Dune: Part II has found its emperor in Christopher Walken

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Denis Villeneuve’s archetypal Dune film is a sweeping epic that introduces a caller instrumentality connected Paul Atreides astatine the opening of his way to becoming a legend, but the movie’s cautious to support a fig of details and characters from Frank Herbert’s archetypal caller shrouded successful secret. It was evident that Villeneuve was holding immoderate things backmost to astonishment audiences with successful Legendary’s 2nd Dune movie, and the latest spot of casting quality suggests that the manager knows what he’s doing.

Deadline reports that Christopher Walken has signed connected to Dune: Part II to represent the Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV who is initially liable for sending Paul Atreides’ begetter Leto to the satellite Arrakis. In Herbert’s novel, House Harkonnen and the emperor are some shocked erstwhile they larn of the Fremen’s continued absorption connected Arrakis pursuing an effort astatine eliminating House Atreides. Considering however Dune: Part II is meant to screen elements from the publication that the archetypal movie didn’t get astir to, the emperor’s not going to beryllium the lone absorbing caller portion of the story. But he’ll decidedly beryllium 1 of the astir important parts erstwhile Dune: Part II hits theaters connected October 20th, 2023.