Despite its many flaws, I should preface this by saying that I prefer this to any Star Wars film ever made. Director David Lynch’s struggles over this project are well documented elsewhere and I won’t attempt to better what other, more well-informed, people have already written on the subject. What lies at the heart of […]Read more "Tonight’s Viewing – Dune (1984)"
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"
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"
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"
Twiddling my thumbs waiting for some more cast announcements to come and then, just as I finished the dishes, I checked my phone and this massive thing had dropped. Josh Brolin is all lined up to play Gurney Halleck. I can’t believe how every announcement seems to trump the one before. He’s such a wonderful […]Read more "Casting Dune – Josh Brolin initial reactions"
I’m guessing that the pace is going to keep picking up now with filming due to begin any time. After two big announcements already this week, a third has just dropped. Websites: Gizmodo, TheWrap and Consequence of Sound are all reporting that Spanish actor, Javier Bardem is in talks to play the Fremen naib, Stilgar. […]Read more "Casting Dune – Javier Bardem initial reactions"
Wow, two in 24 hours. They’re like buses. Nothing for weeks and then two come at once. It looks like, hot on the heels of last night’s unveiling of Oscar Isaac as Duke Leto, we now have a big tick next to Chani’s name. The daughter of planetologist Liet Kynes and mother of the God […]Read more "Casting Dune- Zendaya initial reactions"