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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’s Dave Bautista Joins Dennis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ Reboot

Variety reports that Guardians of the Galaxy‘s Dave Bautista has joined the Dune reboot which will star Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, and Stellan Skarsgård.

 

The new adaptation will be directed by Dennis Villeneuve, who will also write the screenplay along with Eric Roth and Jon Spaihts. The science fiction epic by Frank Herbert was last adapted by David Lynch in 1984.

 

The project will see the reunion of Bautista and Villeneuve after previously working on Blade Runner 2049.

 

 

dune by Frank Herbert

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Dune follows Chalamet’s Paul Atreides, whose family controls the desert planet Arrakis in the distant future. As the only remaining producer of a valuable resource, control over Arrakis is highly sought after by the planet’s competing noble families. After Paul and his family are betrayed, he leads a rebellion in order to restore his family’s reign.

 

 

 

 

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