Aquaman star Jason Momoa joins the cast of Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ reboot
Jason Momoa, the star of the recent hit film Aquaman, has joined the star-studded cast of Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming Dune remake.
The film, which is directed by Denis Villeneuve whose previous work includesBlade Runner 2049 and Prisoners, also sees the likes of Mary Parent, and Cale Boyter, with Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, Thomas Tull, and Kim Herbert join the producing team.
As Variety reports, Momoa will play the role of swordsman Duncan Idaho whose role is the right-hand man of Oscar Isaac’s character Duke Leto Atreides who, in turn, is the father of Timothée Chalamet’s character Paul Atreides.
Taken from Frank Herbert’s classic series of science fiction novels, the script for the forthcoming film has been written by Eric Roth, whose screenplay credits include Forrest Gump, Munich, and others.