Denis Villeneuve is adding another high-profile talent to an already-loaded cast as sources tell Deadline Christopher Walken is set to play the Emperor in Warner Bros. and Legendary’s Dune: Part Two. Walken joins the all-star ensemble that includes Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya and Josh Brolin, who are expected to reprise their roles, as well Florence Pugh and Austin Butler, who were also recently announced. Villeneuve is back to write, direct and produce.
I’m not saying no. I’m just saying, ‘Huh.’ Because that’ll be something to see. And probably all too short.
Via @UrsulaV, and as comments there points out…
WALK WITHOUT RHYTHM, AND IT WON’T ATTRACT THE WORM.
4 thoughts on “Christopher Walken to be Emperor Shaddam IV for DUNE PART TWO.”
I feel like “old, dignified, and always unsettling” could work petty well as a basis for the Emperor, really.
Yeah. Walken gives good brood.
I mean, it’s no Salvador Dali, but …
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