Christopher Walken will play Shaddam Corrino IV, the role of José Ferrer in the 1984 adaptation of the novel
the iconic actor Christopher Walkenwho participated in Catch Me If You Can and Breakwas confirmed in the cast of Dune: Part 2movie starring Denis Villeneuve and starring Timothée Chalametaccording to information from the deadline.
the role of walken following Dune (2019) was also revealed: Shaddam Corrino IVa character from the books who appeared in the 1984 adaptation played by Jose Ferrer. In the mythology of books written by Frank Herbert, Shaddam it was the Padixá Emperor of Known Universe during the rise of the Atreides House.
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dune accompanies Paul Atreidesaristocrat of a powerful family charged with controlling the desert planet arrakis, where it has a valuable spice responsible for space travel. With this, the protagonist is forced to travel to the most dangerous planet of all time in order to ensure the future of the people.
the debut of Dune: Part 2 is scheduled for October 2023, while filming is expected to begin by September 2022, according to information provided by Denis Villeneuve himself. The cast also has Florence Pugh, Austin Butler, Zendaya, Josh Brolin, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard and Javier Bardem.
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Dune to have spin-off on HBO Max with director of Chernobyl
Dune(2021) will get a spin-off on HBO Max. franchise run by Denis Villeneuve in theaters will have other people in charge, including Johan Renck. the director of Chernobyl(2019) will take over in the first two episodes.
The production is called Dune: The Sisterhoodand will show events prior to the film that opened last year. Villeneuvedespite not directing, is an executive producer with rent and Diane Ademu-Johnscreenwriter and showrunner.
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Beginning 10,000 years before the rise of Paul Atreides, Dune: The Sisterhoodwill accompany the sisters Harkonnen and the construction of the Bene Gesserit religious organization, according to the Screen Rant.
Brian Herbertauthor of the trilogy Legends of Dunealso works on the HBO Max series as an executive producer.
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