Dune star Josh Brolin affords a sneak peek of the situation standing in as desert planet Arrakis in a brand new video initially posted to Instagram. In February, it was reported Brolin had nabbed the role of Gurney Halleck. The character serves as mentor to steer character Paul Atreides (to be performed by Call Me by Your Name’s Timothée Chalamet) and was performed by Patrick Stewart in David Lynch’s 1984 Dune movie. Brolin joins a powerful ensemble forged that alongside Chalamet additionally contains Javier Bardem, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgård and Dune’s most recent addition Chang Chen of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon fame.
Villeneuve’s Dune, which is customized from the Frank Herbert novels of the identical title, officially started shooting on location in mid-March. Manufacturing corporations Warner Bros and Legendary Leisure confirmed that Dune can be filming in areas together with Hungary’s capital metropolis Budapest and Jordan. Now because of Brolin, we all know slightly bit extra about a type of capturing areas.
In a video reposted on Twitter by DUNEFAN2020, a fan account for the forthcoming movie, Brolin offers a panoramic sweep of the place the forged and crew are filming at Wadi Rum, a dramatic desert panorama positioned in southern Jordan. In line with Brolin’s commentary, a sandstorm was about to hit the movie set positioned in what he described as “a lot of ancient space” that’s “beautiful, peaceful, quiet, ominous.” Brolin additionally enthusiastically states, “We like camels!” So it appears he’s quite keen on the native mode of transportation too.
— DUNE (@DUNEFAN2020) April 6, 2019
Judging by the video, Brolin is approaching Dune with the identical sort of enthusiasm and dedication he has his different current tasks like Avengers: Infinity War, Deadpool 2 and the upcoming and much-anticipated Avengers: Endgame. As per ordinary, Brolin’s hilarious Instagram account has been the supply of some nice insider information from his standpoint. Not too long ago, the actor has used social media to reply to a very humorous theory about Avengers: Endgame involving Ant-Man and Thanos’ anus and it appears he’ll be utilizing it to provide followers snippets of information about Dune too.
As for the filming location itself, Wadi Rum undoubtedly looks as if a befitting stand in for the desert planet of Arrakis. Also referred to as the Valley of the Moon, Wadi Rum’s sandy terrain and jagged mountains are actually convincing as a barren, distant planet. Brolin mentioning a sandstorm was approaching is becoming too contemplating that large sandstorms recurrently ravaged Arrakis in Herbert’s unique Dune novels. Different space-set motion pictures together with Prometheus, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and The Martian have additionally filmed at Wadi Rum, so Dune is in good firm. It’ll be thrilling to see how large a job Wadi Rum performs in Dune when it’s launched in late 2020.
- Dune launch date: Nov 20, 2020