Jason Momoa Joins Dune


Following the huge success of Aquaman, Jason Momoa is now in talks to join the Denis Villeneuve Dune movie, which will see him play Duncan Idaho.

Momoa joins the previously announced casting of Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgård, Charlotte Rampling, Javier Bardem, Oscar Issac and Josh Brolin.

Duncan Idaho is a big fan-favorite character and the only character to appear in all six of the original Dune novels. Idaho is described as a handsome man to whom women are easily attracted and a weapons teacher fiercely loyal to House Atreides, a skilled pilot, and as a Swordmaster of the Ginaz, is a gifted hand-to-hand fighter.

Dune gets released Nov. 20, 2020. The movie tells the complex story of a fallen noble family’s attempt to control a desert planet named Arrakis and its export, a rare spice drug, while being betrayed by a galactic emperor. Timothee Chamalet is playing Paul Atreides, Rebecca Ferguson plays Lady Jessica, Stellan Skarsgard has been cast as a villain, Baron Harkonnen, Dave Bautista is playing Glossu “Beast” Rabban, Oscar Isaac is Duke Leto Atreides, Josh Brolin is Gurney Halleck, Charlotte Rampling is Reverend Mother Mohiam, and Javier Bardem is Stilgar.

(via Deadline)

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