Dune: Part Two Casts Christopher Walken as Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV: Report

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Dune: Sequel Casts Christopher Walken as Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV: Report

Christopher Walken has apparently been cast as Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV in Dune: Sequel, the follow up to filmmaker Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi legendary Dune.According to The

Hollywood Reporter, Walken signs up with fellow newcomers Florence Pugh and Austin Butler in the much-awaited follow up to the Oscar-winning movie.Walken is best known for starring in hits like

Annie Hall, The Deer Hunter, A View to a Kill, Batman Returns, True Love, Pulp Fiction, and Catch Me If You Can. He most recently starred in 2 critically-acclaimed programs– Amazon Prime Video’s The Outlaws, and Apple TV+series Severance. Both Dune and Dune: Part 2 are based upon author Frank Herbert’s Dune series of novels.Dune, launched in October 2021, followed the story of Paul Atreides(Timothée Chalamet), a brilliant and talented boy born into a fantastic fate beyond his understanding, who should travel to Arrakis , the most unsafe world in deep space where the future of his family and his individuals is put at stake.Dune: Part 2 will resume where Part One left off, with Atreides combating along with the Fremen to release the desert planet of Arrakis from the grips of Home Harkonnen.Though the character did n’t appear in the first film, Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV is an essential figure in Herbert’s unique, as he is at first responsible for sending Paul Atreides ‘dad Leto, played by Oscar Isaac in the movie, to Arrakis.Chalamet as well as his co-stars Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, and Javier Bardem are returning for the sequel.Pugh and Butler recently signed up with the cast as Princess Irulan, the Emperor’s daughter, and Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen, the presumptive beneficiary to the Harkonnen dynasty, respectively.Jon Spaihts is going back to co-write the script with Villeneuve, who will direct and produce the sequel.Dune: Part Two is

anticipated to start production later on this year and has a release date of October 20, 2023. Published at Fri, 13 May 2022 07:09:41 +0000

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