Casting calls for Dune: Part Two are still ongoing! On this week’s Dune Talk show we discuss the latest addition to the movie’s cast; Léa Seydoux is expected to play Lady Margot Fenring. Can casting news for the role of Count Hasimir Fenring be far behind? Garin, Johnny, Marcus, and Simon share some casting ideas for the latter.
And, that’s not all for movie news. Where exactly in Italy was Denis Villeneuve spotted and what does this mean in context of the planets we’ll see in Dune: Part Two? Plus, the highly demanded multiplayer feature is now available in Dune: Spice Wars. Which of the hosts are you most likely to see on a future live gameplay stream?
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Dune Talk: Episode 36 – The Fenrings Confirmed
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Key Dune news stories covered on this show:
Lady Margot Fenring, and by extension Count Hasimir Fenring, will be making their appearances in Denis Villeneuve’s movie adaptation of Dune. Léa Seydoux is in negotiations to join Dune: Part Two, for the former role. At this time, no actors have been connected to the play the Count.
As first reported by Il Giornale di Vicenza, Denis Villeneuve and the crew of Dune: Part Two have visited the Brion Tomb and Sanctuary in Altivole, Italy. It has since been confirmed that some filming for the movie will indeed take place in the Veneto region.
Multiplayer mode has arrived in Dune: Spice Wars. The 4X real-time strategy video game, now allows up to four players to compete against each other or engage in cooperative gameplay. Check out our interview with developer Shiro Games on last week’s Dune Talk, where we discussed this major update and other upcoming features.
We’re saddened to hear the news that Tim Sale has passed away. The legendary comic book artist’s Kickstarter exclusive cover for Dune: The Official Movie Graphic Novel, will likely be his final published work.
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Special thanks goes out to Ashton GIeckman for music and Sheldon Lee for voice overs.