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Tim Blake Nelson Joins Denis Villeneuve on 'Dune: Part 2' (Exclusive)

Austin Butler and Florence Pugh are the newcomers in Legendary’s second installment of the Frank Herbert sci-fi classic.

Tim Blake Nelson has joined 'Dune: Part 2'

Tim Blake Nelson Joins “Dune: Part 2”
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Late in the roll call, Tim Blake Nelson joined

‘s high-flying castDune : Part 2 , Denis Villeneuve’s sprawling adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic produced by Legendary Entertainment and Warner Bros. Entertainment. City of Blows, launched in February, joinDune Project 12 with newcomers Austin Butler, Florence Pugh, Léa Seydoux and Christopher Walken The filming officially ended in the middle of the month.

Newcomers join returning cast members Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson and Javier Bardem.

Character details for Nelson’s character are hidden deep in the sand. The sequel follows the second half of Herbert’s 1296 novel, with Paul Atreides (Chalamet) teaming up with the desert dwellers of Fremen Free the planet Arrakis from the evil Harkonnen family.

Dune: Part 2 Tim Blake Nelson has joined 'Dune: Part 2' will be released on November 3rd. The first movie Sand Dune is the largest simultaneous release in domestic theaters and HBO October10, 1965, grossed $10.$6 million worldwide Box Office and Revenue Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, and Win six awards.

Villeneuve is directing Dune: Part 2 from a script he co-wrote with Jon Spaihts. Mary Parent, Villeneuve, Cale Boyter, Tanya Lapointe and Patrick McCormick are producing the film.

Nelson was recently featured in Guillermo del Toro’s Netflix series Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities and re-teamed with filmmakers for Netflix’s stop-motion feature, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio Kee , voiced the character of Hei Rabbit. The film debuted on streaming on Dec. 9 and won the 2021 Critics’ Choice Award for Best Nominated for Best Animated Feature Film.

In 2021, Nelson stepped into Potsy Ponciroli’s action western Leading actor Territory Old Henry , his conducting performance was universally praised .

Strike City , From Unnamed Press, aims to tell the sordid and absurdity of the film industry through a story that juggles multiple characters – an aging legendary producer, a busy young upstart, ruthless secret agent, ambitious actor and pressure A heavyweight director—a bestselling novel and a vengeful producer—in a story that involves adaptation.

Nelson was represented by UTA, Gateway Management and Brecheen Feldman.

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