A flurry of activity over the last couple of days has seen three more cast members added to the IMDb listing for next year’s Denis Villeneuve reboot of Frank Herbert’s Dune. Even though the role of the Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV is yet to be cast, his army is taking shape. Peaky Blinders regular Paul […]Read more "Casting Dune – More names announced"
Not much going on in terms of casting announcements, even though filming is firmly underway in Hungary, but there have been a number of new developments that have gone on in the past few weeks and I thought it was worth compiling some of them into a post. Paul Bullion as ‘Sardaukar Soldier’ Peaky Blinders’ […]Read more "Casting Dune – Big in Hungary"
There was another promising addition to the IMDb listing today which I picked up on through a post on one of the Facebook groups. Lagos-born Babs Olusanmokun is now listed as playing the role of Jamis in Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, which is currently filming. If you don’t know who Jamis is (maybe you’ve only seen […]Read more "Casting Dune – Babs Olusanmokun initial reactions"
Things have been very quiet over the past month on the Dune front. After an exciting flurry of announcements earlier in the year, it seems that filming has started and we’re not going to hear any more news about the principal cast for now. Those cast members that we do know have been very active […]Read more "Casting Dune – Updates"
Quite a bit of news has come out tonight all in one go. A lot of the stories tonight will be about Hans Zimmer’s unveiling as the composer attached to Denis Villeneuve’s Dune. Add to that the news that filming has started and it may get lost that we’ve had another casting announcement. There was […]Read more "Casting Dune – Stephen McKinley Henderson initial reactions"
So, the part of the traitorous Suk Doctor, Wellington Yueh, is the latest to be filled. 42 year old Taiwanese actor Chang Chen will be selling out Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson et al in Dewnis Villeneuve’s upcoming film. Regrettably, I’m not that familiar with his body of work with the exception of 2000’s Crouching Tiger, […]Read more "Casting Dune – Chang Chen initial reactions"
Quick update. I almost wish I hadn’t checked as it’s past midnight and I really should be in bed. I did, though, and there’s been another announcement. The Baron’s twisted mentat, Piter De Vries, played so well by Brad Dourif in David Lynch’s 1984 version will be played by Kansas-born David Dastmalchian. If he’s not […]Read more "Casting Dune – David Dastmalchian initial reactions"