Dune 2, which is scheduled for release in November 2023, has just completed its filming. Thimothée Chalamet will once again interpret Paul Altreides.
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Thimothée Chalamet announced the end of the filming
Thimothée Chalamet announced the end of the filming of Dune 2 on his Instagram page, with a photo in which he poses with his father in the desert. Indeed, Denis Villeneuve has once again set his cameras on Arrakis to stage the continuation of the adventures of Paul Atreides, still played by Timothée Chalamet. Filming will take place in Budapest, Abu Dhabi, Jordan and Italy.
The official synopsis has also been revealed: « This sequel will explore the mythical journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen and heads on the warpath to exact revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Faced with choosing between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he strives to prevent a terrible future that only he can predict. »
Thimothée Chalamet announced the end of the filming of Dune 2 on his instagram page copyright : instagram @tchalamet
Léa Seydoux in the role of Lady Margot
Prestigious names have been added to the list of actors already present in the first feature film. The mythical Christopher Walken was chosen by Denis Villeneuve to slip into the costume of the emblematic Emperor Shaddam IV, the main antagonist of Dune.
Léa Seydoux will also be there in the role of Lady Margot. Another French will also arrive on Arrakis: Souheila Yacoub. She will play Shishakli, a Fremen warrior from Sietch Tabr. For her part, Florence Pugh will camp Princess Irulan Corrino.
Austin Butler, revealed by the biopic Elvis, will play one of the most striking characters of the novel: Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen. The latter will be a formidable enemy for the hero Paul Atreides.
The first episode of Dune grossed $401 million worldwide. Its sequel is scheduled for release in November 2023.