Dune Part Two: Lea Seydoux Joins The Cast Of The Timothée Chalamet-Led Film – Deets Inside

Lee Seydoux joins the cast of Dune Part Two as Lady Margot (Photo Credits – Wikimedia; IMDb)

Actress Lee Seydoux has joined the cast of Dune: Part Two in the pivotal role of Lady Margot, a key ally of Paul Atreides in his battle with the House of Harkonnen.

Denis Villeneuve’s 2017 Dune was the first of a two-part adaptation of the 1965 novel by Frank Herbert. This was followed by Paul Atreides (Timothy Chalameta) as his family – the noble house Atreides joins the war for the deadly and inhospitable desert planet Arrakis. The epic science fiction has received immense love at award shows including 10 nominations at the 94th Academy Awards.

According to “Variety,” director Villeneuve is set to begin filming the Dune sequel later this year, with Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Stellan Skarsgard and Dave Bautista reprising their roles. are ready for.

Joining him in Dune: Part Two are new actors Austin Butler (as Fayed-Routha Harkkonen, heir to the House of Harkkonen), Christopher Walken (as Emperor Shaddam IV) and Florence Pugh (the Emperor’s daughter, Princess Irulan). as).

Denis Villeneuve is co-writing the screenplay for Dune: Part Two with Jon Spahats. Villeneuve, Marie Parent, Kel Boyter and Tanya Lapointe are producing, and Josh Grodd, David Valdés, Herbert W. Gaines, Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, Kim Herbert, Thomas Tull, Spahts, Richard P. Rubinstein and John Harrison are executive producers, reports Variety.

Frank Herbert’s novel DuneLady Margot factors in at the beginning of the story, when she drops an important warning to Paul’s mother, Lady Jessica (Ferguson), about the betrayal that awaits them on Arrakis after House Atreides takes over from House Harkonnen. doing.

That sequence did not make it into Villeneuve’s film, but as a member of the Bene Gesserit, Lady Margot has a major role to play in the second half of the story, in which Fede-Rotha and her husband, Count Fenring (a role in ) Are included. which is yet to be inserted).

Perhaps best known for his performances in the latest James Bond films, “Spectre” and “No Time to Die,” Lee Seydoux most recently starred in director David Cronenberg’s Crimes of the Future alongside Viggo Mortensen and Kristen Stewart. acted together.

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