‘Dune’ 2021: get to know the cast behind the sci-fi thriller
By Ryanne Co
July 23, 2021
Denis Villeneuve’s latest sci-fi thriller “Dune,” has already become one of the most anticipated releases of 2021. Here’s what you need to know about the film’s headliners:
Based on a 1965 novel of the same name, Dune is one of the most anticipated film releases of 2021. Directed by Denis Villeneuve, the film centers around the epic story of Paul Atreides and his power struggle to take control of the planet Arrakis. Here we introduce you to the actors and actresses who are bringing this fantasy world straight to our screens this year!
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The protagonist himself is Oscar nominated actor Timothée Chalamet. Fans may recognize it from previous films such as Call me by your name and Little woman. The actor in his twenties is a talented rising star in Hollywood in his own right, and a former student of a performing arts high school at LaGuardia. Interestingly, he was also dating Madonna’s daughter, who he met in high school.
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Charming Zendaya brings Chani character to life on the set of Dune. Disney alum and Emmy Award winner, Zendaya consistently portrays powerful female roles and Dune will not be an exception either. His next project will also see (or rather hear) his voice Rabbit Lola in the next one Space Jam: A New Legacy.
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Oscar Isaac is a Guatemalan actor and Julliard alum (having graduated in 2005). He has been an actor for over fifteen years and has worked alongside Channing Tatum, Ryan Gosling and Madonna. The 42-year-old actor is best known for his classic beautiful features, his commitment to Star wars, and his dedication to his Latin roots.
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In an interview with The Guardian, Rebecca Ferguson said she considered her international career to be quite “newAlthough the Swedish actress has risen to prominence in her home country, she still considers herself relatively new to Tinseltown. Impossible mission and with Hugh jackman in The Greatest Showman.
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Another prominent actor in the cast of Dune is Josh Brolin, multi-award winning actor and Oscar nominee. There is a constant in the Avengers and dead Pool franchisees; despite his busy schedule, he is also a devoted father. He has two adult children with his ex-wife Alice Adair, but also welcomed his fourth child last year at 2020.
Dave Bautista is a Filipino American wrestler turned actor best known for his appearances in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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At 68, Stellan Skarsgård has achieved what many young actors hope for in their careers: fantastic work and the skills to match. His lineup allowed him to play everything from the oil rig worker to the mathematician and even the fiery abolitionist in previous films.
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