Today, The Hollywood Reporter revealed that actor Austin Butler has entered final negotiations to join Dune: Part Two. He will play Feyd-Rautha the cunning nephew of Stellan Skarsgård head of House Harkonnen. He joins Florence Pugh who has also entered talks as Princess Irulan. Butler is making waves with his portrayal of Elvis in the upcoming biopic. One of the final major roles for the sequel includes the evil Emperor Shaddam IV. Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Javier Bardem, and Josh Brolin all return for the sequel. Denis Villeneuve will also return to direct the film later this fall.
Dune: Part Two hits theaters October 20th, 2023