It may be some time earlier than followers get to see Denis Villeneuve’s Dune film, however that is not stopping of us from getting hyped concerning the challenge. The movie has a star-studded cast with Timothée Chalamet main the movie as Paul Atreides. Paul is the son of Duke Leto Atreides (Oscar Isaac) and is destined to develop into the reluctant messiah Muad’Dib. Recently, GQ did a profile on Chalamet and spoke to Villeneuve, who defined why Chalamet was his “first and solely alternative” to play the film’s lead.
“I felt there was one being on this planet proper now that might have the opportunity to painting Paul Atreides,” Villeneuve shared. “He has a deep, deep intelligence within the eyes. Something you can not pretend. The child is good. Very mental, very robust. And you see that within the eyes. He additionally has a really previous soul. You really feel that he has already lived by means of a number of lives. And on the similar time, he appears so younger on digital camera. Sometimes he’d look nearly 14 years previous. He has this type of basic youth in his options and the distinction with the old-soul high quality in his eyes—it is a child that is aware of extra about life than his age.”
The director added, “Finally: He has that lovely charisma, the charisma of a rock star. That Paul will lead the entire inhabitants of a planet later. Timothée has that sort of instantaneous charisma onscreen that you could find solely typically within the Old Hollywood stars from the ’20s. There’s one thing of a romantic magnificence to him. A cross of aristocracy and being a bum on the similar time. I imply, Timothée is Paul Atreides for me. It was an enormous aid that he agreed as a result of I had no plan b.”
In a earlier interview, Villeneuve talked about the potential of making a couple of Dune movie. “The story is so wealthy and complicated that, so as to be devoted to the ebook, we’ll want to make at the least two motion pictures,” Villeneuve shared throughout a panel (by way of Variety). “That was a deal proper at the beginning.”
In addition to Chalamet, Dune’s cast consists of Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Zendaya, David Dastmalchian, Stephen Henderson, Charlotte Rampling, Jason Momoa, and Javier Bardem. Villeneuve directed the movie from a screenplay he co-wrote with Eric Roth and Jon Spaihts based mostly on Frank Herbert’s novel.
For now, Dune is rumored to be scheduled for launch on October 1, 2021.