Dune


"Dune" Casting, Feyd Harkonnen Spotted on IMDb, Vanishes

“Dune” Casting of Feyd Harkonnen Spotted on IMDb, then Vanishes

As the cast continues to fill out for the 2020 reboot of Frank Herbert’s Dune, one of the sharp-eyed readers of DuneFan2020 twitter account noticed that none other than Ready Player One star Tye Sherian had appeared credited to play the part of Feyd Rautha Harkonnen. Fans of the 1984 David Lynch version of the […]


Daily 'Dune': Stellan Skarsgård's Baron Harkonnen Will Have a Fat Suit

Daily ‘Dune’: Stellan Skarsgård’s Baron Harkonnen Will Have a Fat Suit

One of our big burning questions about the patriarch of the Giedi Prime House Harkonnen in the upcoming Legendary / Warner Bros. Pictures adaptation of Frank Herbert‘s seminal science fiction work Dune just got answered. We’re speaking of course about Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, who will be played in Denis Villeneuve‘s Dune by Stellan Skarsgård, and what kind of physique […]

Daily 'Dune': Rebecca Ferguson

Daily ‘Dune’: Rebecca Ferguson Says Josh Brolin is a “Real B**ch”

Okay okay, so maybe Rebecca Ferguson said what she did about Josh Brolin with a HUGE laugh, but it’s too good not to lead with considering who the two are playing in Dune. Ferguson, who we kind of fell head over saffron silk in love with during Mission: Impossible- Rogue Nation, is playing a pretty important […]

David Dastmalchian

Daily ‘Dune’: David Dastmalchian Calls Villeneuve “Our Generation’s Kubrick”

Filming is underway right now in Budapest on the upcoming Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures film, Dune. Based on the seminal literary work of the same name by Frank Herbert, this live-action retelling of the story of Arrakis is much anticipated by fans all over the world. We were pretty tickled when actor David Dastmalchian was announced […]

Daily 'Dune': Josh Brolin

Josh Brolin Stops by ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’: Talks Thanos, ‘Dune’, and Jason Momoa

Josh Brolin seems to very much be enjoying the reception fans have been giving him despite his Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame character Thanos’s snapping. He’s a smiley guy, who genuinely seems to love life. He’s also going to be a part of Legendary and Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming Dune adaptation from Oscar nominated visionary filmmaker Denis Villeneuve. […]

Daily 'Dune': Legendary CEO Says Yes, 2 'Dune' Movies!

Daily ‘Dune’: Legendary CEO Says Yes, 2 ‘Dune’ Movies!

Goodness are we happy to report that the powers that be at Legendary Pictures are on board with director Denis Villeneuve‘s desire to do at least 2 Dune films. Back in March of 2018, the multi Oscar-nominated filmmaker let it be known that his plan was to do “at least 2” films to cover the first novel […]

Daily 'Dune': Simon Goinard Designed 2 Different Sandworms for 2020 Film

Daily ‘Dune’: Simon Goinard Designed 2 Different Sandworms

Filming is underway in Jordan currently on Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary’s upcoming Dune adaptation from director Denis Villeneuve. We may not know much about how things are going to look for this new film version of Frank Herbert‘s seminal science fiction story, but, we have an idea of the possibilities from concept artist Simon Goinard. Goinard has […]

Jason Momoa Shaves For First Time Since 2012

Daily ‘Dune’: Jason Momoa Shaves For First Time Since 2012

Let it not be said that Jason Momoa won’t give the whiskers from his chin for a cause. In this case, it’s for a pretty great cause. In a video Momoa posted to his Instagram, the actor walks barefoot through a sea of trash in what sure looks like Wadi Rum in Jordan, where Legendary is […]

dune sandworms

Daily ‘Dune’: Language Builder from ‘Game of Thrones’ Heads to Arrakis

We are pretty darn excited to report that Game of Thrones language builder David J. Peterson is currently working on Legendary Pictures upcoming Dune adaptation for Oscar nominated director Denis Villeneuve. Peterson created the spoken languages of Dothraki and High Valyrian on the hit HBO series, and we’re pretty glad he’ll be [theoretically] building Azhar for the […]


Josh Brolin Teases The Weirding Way of Becoming Gurney for ‘Dune’

As you may have noticed, we get pretty excited about anything pertaining to Denis Villenuve‘s upcoming Dune reboot for Legendary Pictures around here. As one of our favorite science fiction novels, we have super high hopes for what the Oscar nominated filmmaker will present to the world. Also, the assembled cast is pretty damn impressive, and […]

Dune reboot

WORM SIGN: Hans Zimmer Will Score Legendary’s ‘Dune’

We are absolutely THRILLED to share the news that Hans Zimmer will be composing the upcoming Legendary Pictures adaptation of Dune from director Denis Villeneuve. Who BETTER to create the sounds of Arrakis (other than you know, Toto) and the vast space scapes we’ll need to tell the story of Muad Dib and co?! According to the official […]

Dune Reboot Film Closes in on Casting for Dr. Yueh

The cast of the upcoming Dune reboot continues to grow. It seems that Warner Bros. and Legendary are sparing no expense when it comes to the Denis Villeneuve adaptation of the classic novel. They are giving it a prime-time fall of 2020 release date and have brought on some of the biggest names in Hollywood. […]

How Dune's Sandworms Swim

‘Because Science’ Explains How ‘Dune’ Sandworms “Swim”

Kyle Hill of Because Science just explained a very important subject for us here at Bleeding Cool, how exactly the Shai Hulud sandworms of Arrakis “swim” through the sands. Obviously, with Legendary hard at work on their upcoming adaptation of Dune with director Denis Villeneuve, sandworms are on our mind (and clearly on Hill’s mind too). Please enjoy:

Javier Bardem’s Enthusiastic Response to Joining ‘Dune’

There is not a day that goes by where we don’t think about the upcoming film adaptation of Frank Herbert‘s seminal science fiction work Dune over at Legendary Pictures from visionary director Denis Villeneuve. With perhaps one of the most interesting assembled casts this side of Rian Johnson‘s Knives Out, each week brings a new face to […]

Daily ‘Dune’: David Dastmalchian to Play Harkonnen Mentat

The remaining roles of Denis Villeneuve‘s upcoming adaptation of Frank Herbert‘s seminal science fiction novel Dune at Legendary Pictures are finally filling up, with an important piece of the Harkonnen puzzle fitting into place. According to Deadline, David Dastmalchian (Ant-Man, Almost Human) has joined the film as Piter De Vries, Mentat in the service of Baron Vladimir Harkonnen. The Mentats are […]

Daily ‘Dune’: Jason Momoa May Be Duncan Idaho

Okay, this is the first bit of casting news from Denis Villeneuve‘s upcoming adaptation of Frank Herbert‘s Dune for Legendary Pictures that has us asking “really?” According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jason Momoa is currently “in talks” to play Atreides man and sword master, Duncan Idaho. We’re not sure how we feel about this one for […]

Josh Brolin to Play Gurney Halleck in Legendary ‘Dune’

Today in “What’s happenin on Arrakis”- yet another interesting casting announcement for the upcoming Denis Villeneuve adaptation of Frank Herbert‘s Dune for Legendary Pictures. No stranger to Marvel Studios fans, it would appear that Josh Brolin (aka Thanos) is joining Dune to play Atreides man Gurney Halleck, so says The Wrap. The big question is- DOES HE KNOW HOW TO PLAY THE […]

Kyle MacLachlan’s Advice to New ‘Dune’ Muad’Dib Timothée Chalamet

It’s always nice when an actor can pass along advice to the next generation to carry on a notable role. Such is the case with Kyle MacLachlan, who played the character of Paul Atreides in David Lynch‘s 1984 film version of Dune by Frank Herbert. We’ve got a new version of the film coming from Oscar-winning filmmaker Denis Villenueve at […]