Denis Villeneuve’s first Dune film is a sweeping epic that introduces a brand new tackle Paul Atreides at the start of his path to changing into a legend, however the film’s cautious to maintain quite a lot of particulars and characters from Frank Herbert’s authentic novel shrouded in secret. It was apparent that Villeneuve was holding some issues again to shock audiences with in Legendary’s second Dune movie, and the most recent little bit of casting information means that the director is aware of what he’s doing.
Deadline reports that Christopher Walken has signed on to Dune: Part II to painting the Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV who’s initially liable for sending Paul Atreides’ father Leto to the planet Arrakis. In Herbert’s novel, House Harkonnen and the emperor are each shocked after they be taught of the Fremen’s continued resistance on Arrakis following an try at eliminating House Atreides. Considering how Dune: Part II is supposed to cowl components from the guide that the primary movie didn’t get round to, the emperor’s not going to be the one fascinating new a part of the story. But he’ll positively be some of the essential components when Dune: Part II hits theaters on October twentieth, 2023.