Rebecca Ferguson in talks to join Denis Villeneuve's 'DUNE' remake
Denis Villeneuve’s dream project just added another high profile actor to star opposite Timothée Chalamet — Rebecca Ferguson is in negotiations to co-star in Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Hugo and Nebula award-winning series Dune. Sources at The Hollywood Reporter say the 34-year-old actress is closing in on a deal to play Lady Jessica, the mother of Timothée Chalamet’s lead character Paul Atreides.
Timothée Chalamet set to star in Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune'
Timothée Chalamet is in negotiations to star in Legendary Studios relaunch of Frank Herbert’s Hugo and Nebula award-winning Dune! — The Hollywood Reporter, was first to report Denis Villeneuve’s Dune is closing in on a deal for Chalamet to play Dune’s central figure, Paul Atreides.
Denis Villeneuve Calls 'Dune' the "Project of My Life"
Denis Villeneuve spoke to Variety extensively, and from that we can pull directly his deep passion for the upcoming remake of Dune, based on Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic novel. He has little to say about the vision we can expect, only that it will be a meaningful and ambitious effort.
Denis Villeneuve is Officially Directing Legendary Pictures Remake of 'Dune'
Author Brian Herbert has confirmed that Sicario, Arrival, and Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve is officially on board to direct the remake of Dune from Legendary Pictures. Herbert took over his late father's original series to write a number of sequels and prequels in the world of prose, and has taken to Twitter to announce the exciting news.
Denis Villeneuve Eyed to Direct Legendary's 'Dune'
Denis Villeneuve has showed some serious prowess in the filmmaking business in recent years. Sicario and now Arrival have met critical acclaim, though the latter may be the sticking point, as the director is looking to be a mainstay in the science-fiction realm.
Legendary to Re-Adapt Classic Sci-Fi Novel 'Dune' for the Big Screen
Legendary Entertainment has landed the rights to Dune, Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel. The Herbert estate hands over the production rights to Legendary fro both film and television, with an eye for a global audience.