DAVE BAUTISTA Boards DUNE Adaptation - Report

Dave Bautista
Dave Bautista
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Dave Bautista has signed on for an unspecified role in Legendary's Dune reboot film, according to Variety. Dune is being directed by Denis Villeneuve, whom Bautista worked with on Blade Runner 2049.

Timothy Chalemet previous signed on to play the lead, Paul Atreides, in this new Dune reboot.

A classic of science fiction, Dune is based on a book by the late Frank Herbert and chronicles the exploits of Atreides and his family on the desert planet of Arrakis.

The first film version of Dune was released in 1984. The film was directed by David Lynch and started Kyle MacLachlan as Paul Atreides. In 2000, a TV miniseries based on the Herbert's book aired on Syfy.

Legendary has not set a release date for thier upcoming Dune reboot film.

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