Sharon Duncan-Brewster as Liet-Kynes.
Note: Villeneuve cast a woman for this role in the 2020 film, so I'll be using feminine pronouns in the description.
Liet-Kynes is a naturalist for the Emperor's Arrakis, and a leading figure in the Fremen. He is part of a multi-year project to build a planet, turning the desert into a desolate wilderness full of water and plant life. Half-Fremen himself (and the mother to Chani), finds himself working with House Atreides to wander as he changes the law from Harkonnen to his own while keeping the Fremen's needs in mind.
This actor has been played by
Max von Sodow in the 1984 film and will be played by Sharon Duncan-Brewster ( Rogue One: The Story of War) in the 2020 version.
Director Denis Villeneuve directs the scene with Javier Bardem as Stilgar.
Stilgar is the leader of Sietch Tabr, a Fremen tribe in Arrakis. He gained the position of Naib (or leader) by challenging and overcoming the past. He is highly regarded by his people and is regarded as the voice of the Fremen in his world – especially considering that he has been able to improve the nation's water conservation practices, under the leadership of Liet-Kynes' father, Pardot Kynes.
She was played by Everett McGill in the 1984 film and will be played by Javier Bardem in the summer of 2020.
Jamis is a Fremen hero working under Stilgar. He is known for being a vicious warrior who has killed a man and married his widow, Harah, but remains a way to help other Fremen in times of crisis. That said, he relies heavily on outsiders and selects the Fremen who have kept to themselves.
He played Judd Omen in the 1984 film and is believed to have been played by Babs Olusanmokun (
The Dark Miracle) in the summer of 2020, though we haven't seen that confirmation other than or IMDB. followers accounts
Harah is the wife of Jamis and her mother two sons, who eventually became part of Paul's household. She is steadfast and stubborn and does her best to put her family first.
She was played by Molly Wryn in the 1984 film and is believed to have been played by Gloria Obianyo (
Good Omens) in the 2020 version, though we haven't seen that confirmation without IMDB.
Shadout Mapes is the house manager for the Imperial Residence on Arrakis, and is the first of the Fremen that House Atreides (and the audience) meets. She is a kind and dedicated elderly woman, teaching Lady Jessica about her people and examining her as part of the Fremen prophecy.
She was played by Linda Hunt in the 1984 film but has yet to be written by 2020. It is not yet known if he will appear in the first movie.
Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
This is a lump here. Vladimir is the leader of House Harkonnen, another respected family in power in the Galactic Padishah Kingdom. Unlike Duke Leto, a leading and sympathetic leader, Baron Harkonnen is arrogant, witty and cruel. He ruled Arrakis with an iron fist, forcing citizens to work for themselves and torture others – sometimes keeping them in line, sometimes for the hell of it. When the Emperor handed Arrakis to Duke Leto, Baron Harkonnen (who had snatched House Atreides) vowed to do anything to bring it back. He is described as a tall, muscular man who gradually became poor, and even sought out where he was suspended upstairs for a day.
She played Kenneth McMillan in the 1984 film and will be played by Stellan Skarsgård in 2020.
Glossu Rabban Harkonnen
Glossu Harkonnen is the oldest nephew of Baron Harkonnen and Count Lankiveil. She is miserable and as cruel as her aunt but not nearly as wise, leaving the Baron to choose her younger brother, Feyd-Rautha, as Harkonnen's heir. Glossu has many horrible nicknames among people – especially the "Beast," which he received after killing his father.
He was played by Paul Smith in the 1984 film and will be played by Dave Bautista in the summer of 2020.
Piter de Vries
Piter de Vries is a Mentat who serves House Harkonnen. Unlike other Mentats, who strive to make sense of the world, Piter de Vries has learned to use his calculus skills to accomplish his devious purposes. He is very connected and tries to entice everyone in his path, which includes the baron.
He played Brad Dourif in the 1984 film and will be played by David Dastmalchian (
The man) in the 2020 version.
Nobility / Bene Gesserit
Shaddam Corrino IV
Shaddam Corrino IV is the 81st governor of Padishah of the Creative Universal and is the overseer of Langsraad (the esteemed council), and the head of House Corrino. He is the one who persuaded Duke Leto, his adoptive cousin, to donate to the Caladan administration to count Hasimir Fenring and replace Arrakis. He secretly loves his cousin but reportedly felt threatened by his love for her in Langraad. Shaddam is married to Anirul, an agent for Bhene Gesserit, and has five daughters.
He played José Ferrer in the 1984 film but is yet to be announced in the 2020 genre. It is not yet known if he will appear in the first movie.
Mother of Rev. Gaius Helen Mohiam
Gaius Helen Mohiam is the mother of Bene Gesserit Nurses, which means she has completed her advanced training. As Lady Jessica's mentor, she is the one who coached her in the ways of Bes Gesserit and has kept a close eye on her during her time with House Atreides. He has also served as Emperor Truthsayer of the State Shaddam Corrino IV, as part of his efforts to extend Bess Gesserit's presence in the royal court.
She played Siân Phillips in the 1984 film and will be played by Charlotte Rampling in 2020.
Count Hasimir Fenring
Bala Hasimir Fenring is a murderer of Mentat and a political adviser to Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV, and a member of the unofficial House Fenring (long affiliated with House Corrino). She was part of the Brees Gesserit breeding program and was once considered for the post of Kwisatz Haderach, but later not because of a genetic injury. He is described as a "rabid killer with a habit," able to persuade others to think he was not a threat until that time he is ready to strike. She is married to Bene Gesserit agent, Lady Margot Fenring, and they often work together on Count Fenring projects.
He was left in the 1984 film but was played by Miroslav Táborký on Syfy & # 39; s
Children of Dune children. No broadcast yet announced for the summer of 2020. It is not yet known if he will appear in the first movie.
Note: The last three characters in this list are kind of related loot so we suggest you skip these things if you want to avoid anything with the plot of the first movie.
Alia Atreides is the daughter of Duke Leto and Lady Jessica, as well as Paul's younger sister. Lady Jessica was pregnant with her in the middle of a good part of the story and later gave birth to her during the powerful and dangerous Bene Gesserit. As a result, he is wiser to pass his age and become a stronger partner to his brother.
She was played by Alicia Witt in the 1984 film but nothing yet to be announced by the summer of 2020. It is not yet known if he will appear in the first movie.
Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen is the younger brother of Glossu and Baron Harkonnen. He is just as cruel, miserable and terrible as his harkonnens, but he has the gift of intelligence and emotional intelligence his older brother lacks. How old he is as Paul and he is often described as his thinking, a strong but passionate leader who knows how to help and hurt people equally. However, he can be arrogant by mistake.
He played Sting in the 1984 film but has yet to be announced for the 2020 edition. It is not yet known if he will appear in the first movie.
Princess Irulan is the eldest daughter of Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV and is well known in it
Dune as the author behind several historical texts spread throughout the book. He doesn't play much of a role in the first book, except for his written words, but becomes a major player in Dune the Messiah.
She was played by Virginia Madsen in the 1984 film but has not yet been announced for the 2020 edition. It is still unknown if he will appear in the first movie.
Dune is expected to come out on December 18.
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