Martin Landau, one of the mainstays of the original series on which this $3.6bn franchise is based, walked out of the production of the first film. He said that it was too different from the original premise of the show. Instead of covert operations, he felt that the film was going for all out action. […]Read more "Mission: Impossible – The best action franchise going?"
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"
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"
Wow. I only did one of these a couple of days ago so I hope it won’t annoy anyone that I’m back. I’m just so excited about this upcoming version of my favourite book and it seems like ages ago that we had some news. To have two big casting announcements in a week is […]Read more "Casting Dune – Stellan Skarsgård initial reactions"
Dave Bautista, Drax from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and recently seen in Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, has been signed up for the upcoming Dune films. I just saw this pop up on a couple of news websites. The details are a little vague but one of these reports says he is set to […]Read more "Casting Dune – Dave Bautista initial reactions"
This is still just a rumour and nothing has been confirmed yet, but there is a bit of buzz flying around that the role of Chani is all but cast in Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming big-budget adaptation of Dune. Rumours, and they are ONLY that at the minute, suggest that Florida born model, Mary Herman is attached to […]Read more "Casting Dune – Mary Herman rumour reactions"
So, we have our Lady Jessica. This little piece of news about Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming Dune project with Legendary Pictures snuck in under my radar. I don’t know exactly when it was announced. I just saw it on iMDB. My first reaction was: I know that name but I’m not sure where from. When I […]Read more "Casting Dune – Rebecca Ferguson initial reactions"