Austin Butler is already poised to person a breakout twelvemonth acknowledgment to his starring relation successful the upcoming Elvis Presley biopic. But if Butler closes his latest deal, helium whitethorn person a large relation waiting for him successful 2023 arsenic well. Variety is reporting that Butler is successful negotiations to represent Feyd-Rautha, 1 of the superior villains successful Dune: Part Two.
In Frank Herbert’s seminal sci-fi caller Dune, Feyd-Rautha is the heir to House Harkonnen’s empire. He is noted for his sadistic streak, arsenic good arsenic his ruthless attack erstwhile dealing with his enemies. Feyd-Rautha is besides the nephew of Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, the person of House Harkonnen who wants to enactment Feyd successful a presumption wherever helium could go the adjacent emperor of the galaxy. Sting memorably portrayed the quality successful David Lynch’s 1984 adaptation of Dune, which saw The Police beforehand antheral measurement retired of a steam bath successful thing but a futuristic G-string.
In summation to his headlining relation successful manager Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, Butler has antecedently appeared successful ABC Family’s Switched At Birth, and helium had a supporting portion arsenic 1 of the Manson Family successful Once Upon a Time In Hollywood. Butler is besides starring successful the upcoming miniseries Masters of Air for AppleTV+.
Earlier this week, Black Widow histrion Florence Pugh was reportedly successful talks to articulation the Dune sequel arsenic Princess Irulan. However, Pugh’s information is by nary means a definite thing. The histrion is waiting to spot the latest draught of the sequel, and she is besides up for the starring relation successful a Madonna biopic that volition beryllium helmed by the existent Madonna herself. If the Madonna task conflicts with Dune: Part Two, past Pugh whitethorn take to walk connected the sci-fi sequel.
The lone different large relation that remains to beryllium formed for Dune: Part Two is Irulan’s father, Emperor Shaddam IV. Thus far, determination aren’t immoderate actors who person been publically linked to that part. But since Dune: Part Two is apt to statesman filming this summer, an histrion volition astir apt beryllium formed successful the relation soon.
Dune: Part Two volition deed theaters connected October 20, 2023.
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