Published On: Sat, Feb 16th, 2019

‘Aquaman’ star Jason Momoa joins the all-star cast of ‘Dune’ reboot

Denis Villeneuve‘s Dune cast seems to grow every single day, and every single announcement features big named star with the latest: Jason Momoa, who recently rode box office waves in Aquaman.

Momoa is in talks to take on the role of Duncan Idaho, a “fierce swordsmaster.” Duncan Idaho doesn’t exactly sound like a futuristic name, but let’s just go with it anyway.

THR is reporting Jason Momoa is in talks to join the constantly growing Dune cast.

Dune which will play in both 3D and IMAX theaters over the Thanksgiving holiday next year as Warner Bros. Pictures has set a November 20th 2020 release date.

Momoa is the latest to join this amazing cast: Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, Charlotte Rampling, Javier Bardem, and Josh Brolin.

Here’s the run down:

  • Timothee Chalamet is playing protagonist Paul Atreides;
  • Stellan Skarsgard will portray villain Baron Vladimir Harkonnen;
  • Rebecca Ferguson is Lady Jessica, Paul Atreides’ mother;
  • Oscar Isaac is Duke Leto, Paul’s father;
  • Charlotte Rampling is Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam;
  • Dave Bautista takes on the role of Beast Rabban, Baron Harkonnen’s nephew;
  • Javier Bardem is Stilgar, a leader in the Fremen tribe who takes Paul under his wing;
  • and Josh Brolin plays Gurney Halleck, the warmaster for Chalamet’s character’s family.

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