While his Elvis biopic is slated to come out later this year, star Austin Butler may be lining up his next role. According to Deadline, the actor is in talks to play Feyd-Rautha in Dune Part Two, the role played by Sting in the 1984 film. Dune was released late last year to rave reviews and is currently at over $400 million in the worldwide box office. Butler would join recent addition Florence Pugh in the Denis Villeneuve written and directed sequel with stars Timothée Chalamet. Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, and Josh Brolin all expected to return. Production is expected to begin this Fall with a current release date of October 20th, 2023 being eyed.
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