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Dune 2: these mysterious characters will be central in the film

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Tick tock tick tock. Time is passing, and we are fast approaching the release of Dune 2 in theaters. It is in fact on February 28 that the continuation of the epic saga will be released in French cinemas. In the meantime, Denis Villeneuve gives interviews where he talks about this new production.

The Puppeteers of the Universe

He notably made some comments on the Bene Gesserit, a mysterious group of women who influence political and religious decisions in this saga. It will also be the subject of a spin-off series which will be broadcast on the Max streaming platform.

The filmmaker explains:

My version of Dune is different because what really appealed to me about the book were the Bene Gesserit. My adaptation is more oriented towards their impact – They are the puppet masters of the universe!

And precisely, besides Rebecca Ferguson who is dying screen in the role Lady Jessica Atreides, Paul's mother, a newcomer joins the group in the person of French actress Léa Seydoux. She will play Lady Margot, the wife of Count Hasimir Fenring. In his novel, Frank Herbert describes her as having a perfect figure, light golden hair and gray-green eyes.

Denis Villeneuve promises a spectacle< /h2>

In addition to the Bene Gesserit, Denis Villeneuve previously promised us something heavy for Dune 2. He underlines: “We went to new places. I didn't want a feeling of repetition. These are new settings. Everything is new.”

And the director of Prisoners to add: « The first part is a more contemplative film. The second part is an action, epic and war film. It is much denser. » Finally, note that a romance is announced between Paul (Timothée Chalamet) and Chani (Zendaya). All we have to do now is wait a few weeks before enjoying this new film on the big screen. For your part, are you waiting for this sequel after a very successful first part? Tell us in the comments.

What you need to remember:

  • The Bene Gesserit, this mysterious female group will have a capital importance for Dune. French actress Léa Seydoux will also be there
  • They will also be entitled to a spin-off series on the Max streaming platform
  • This second part of the saga will include more action scenes than in the first film

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Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116