Josh Brolin reveals his preparation for the hilarious Dune: Part Two workout with Javier Bardem after chatting with director Denis Villeneuve ahead of the Oscars.
Josh Brolin reveals his and Javier Bardem’s hilarity Dune: part two preparation for training after chatting with director Denis Villeneuve ahead of the Oscars. Brolin starred in Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s epic sci-fi novel as Gurney Halleck, the master-at-arms of House Atreides who is one of Paul’s mentors to prepare him to rise through the ranks of the royalty of his family and for the dangers of the desert. planet of Arrakis. Bardem starred in Dunes as Stilgar, the leader of the native Arrakis people, the Fremen, who initially forge an alliance with the Atreides after taking over the planet and eventually taking in Paul and Lady Jessica after House Harkonnen’s attack on the family .
Alongside Brolin and Bardem, the cast of Villeneuve Dunes included Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Zendaya, David Dastmalchian, Chang Chen, Jason Momoa and Charlotte Rampling. Co-written by Villeneuve with strange doctoris Jon Spaihts and A star is bornby Eric Roth, the film was a huge success when released in late 2021, receiving largely positive reviews from critics for its ambitious and faithful take on the source material, Villeneuve’s direction and Hans Zimmer’s musical score. and grossing over $400 million from $165 million. budget. The film’s success helped get the green light for Dune: part two from Warner Bros. and one star is already gearing up to get to work on the film.
In a recent interview with ColliderJosh Brolin spoke about his upcoming return to Dune: part two. The star shared a fun story in which he and Javier Bardem saw each other at the Oscars and spoke with director Denis Villeneuve, in which the two realized they had a lot of workout prep to go through for the sequel. Check out Brolin’s hilarious reveal below:
“Javier [Bardem] and I had a similar thing that we both admitted to each other at the Oscars, because we both have a little paunch right now. And we talked to [director Denis Villeneuve]. We hadn’t read anything and we had spoken to Denis the previous week. He said to me, ‘You fight all the time. And you’ve been in the desert with the Fremen and all that. And we f—-ng freaked out. We looked down and saw this little friend we were holding on our abdomen. So we were both in full diet mode at the Oscars, although you absolutely couldn’t tell. We were already in diet mode, panic diet mode.”
With the first Dunes film having shot as early as 2019, it’s understandable that Brolin and Bardem might not have the same physical builds after several COVID lockdowns. Brolin’s story for his Dune: part two The training prep isn’t just a fun nod to the development of the sequel, but also offers an exciting glimpse into what’s to come from the new film and its production timeline. Producer Mary Parent previously indicated that the film would go into production in July, which Brolin notes is already beginning to prepare to get in shape for his return from Gurney indicating that he is accurate, while his tease of him and Bardem’s Stilgar battling throughout the film is sure to come as great news for fans of There is no country for old people stars.
The expectation is high not only to see what Villeneuve has in store for the second part of Herbert’s novel, but also for the ensemble cast he has already begun to assemble for Dune: part two. Marvel star Florence Pugh is currently in talks to play Princess Irulan, played by Virginia Madsen in David Lynch’s previous adaptation of the novel, while Elvis actor Austin Butler is in talks for the heir to Harkonnen Feyd-Rautha, previously played by Sting. While the audience waits Dune: part twoWhen Villeneuve arrives in 2023, they can now rewatch Villeneuve’s first film streaming on HBO Max.
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- Dunes 2 (2023)Release date: October 20, 2023
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