Javier Bardem will play the role of Stilgar in ‘Dune’ reboot
Javier Bardem has reportedly joined Timothee Chalamet in the upcoming reboot of David Lynch film Dune.
Industry speculation has linked Bardem to playing the role of ‘Stigler’ in the film, once portrayed by Everett McGill in the original. Far Out also reported the news that Rebecca Ferguson is currently in negotiations to co-star.
The film, which is directed by Denis Villeneuve who’s previous work includes Blade 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.
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.