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Dune: Part Two Officially Casts the Villainous Feyd-Rautha

Ahead of the theatrical release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Elvis biopic, Austin Butler has confirmed that he has officially signed on to star opposite Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet in the forthcoming Dune: Part Two.

Speaking with The New York Times, Butler revealed that he already started his knife-fight training for the antagonistic role of Feyd-Rautha. The character was famously portrayed by Sting in David Lynch’s 1984 film.

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Dune: Part Two will once again be directed by Denis Villeneuve. The returning cast includes Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Zendaya, Javier Bardem, and Josh Brolin. Joining them is Christopher Walken as Emperor Shaddam IV, with Florence Pugh attached for the role of Princess Irulan which reunites her with Chalamet following 2019’s Little Women.

Last year, Dune has gone to garner critical acclaim from fans and critics alike. Earlier this year it also racked up a whopping 10 Academy Award nominations and has won six of it including Best Original Score, Best Sound, Best Film Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, and Best Visual Effects.

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Production is expected to begin this July. It is currently scheduled to arrive in theaters on October 20, 2023.


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