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Stellan Skarsgard to Play Villain Baron Harkonnen in ‘Dune’ Movie Reboot

The Dune Cast

According to THR, Stellan Skarsgard has been cast as villainous Baron Harkonnen in Denis Villeneuve‘s highly anticipated Dune adaptation.

Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson and Dave Bautista are already on board for the Legendary’s big-budget sci-fier, based on the Frank Herbert novel.

Eric Roth to Write Denis Villeneuve ‘Dune’ Reboot

Remake Of The Sci-Fi Epic

As Variety reports, Eric Roth, the writer behind Forrest Gump and the upcoming A Star is Born reboot, has officially been brought on board to write the remake of the sci-fi epic Dune, which Legendary Pictures secured the rights to make last Thanksgiving.

Denis Villeneuve— who is currently in post-production for Blade Runner 2049— was tapped to helm the project earlier this year. Along with Villeneuve, Mary Parent and Cale Boyter will produce, with Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, and Kim Herbert serving as executive producers.