Jason Momoa in Talks to Join Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’

Jason Momoa is in talks with Legendary to join the cast of Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune,” individuals with knowledge of the talks told TheWrap.The adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 classic novel has been loading up on big names in recent months.

Timothee Chalamet is set to star alongside Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgård, Charlotte Rampling, Javier Bardem, and Josh Brolin.Set in the distant future, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, played by Chalamet, whose family accepts control of Arrakis, a planet that is the only known producer of a highly coveted resource and is thus contested among several elite families.

After Paul and his family are betrayed, he must lead a rebellion to restore his family’s control of Arrakis.

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