The HBO Max series Dune: The Sisterhood has added Indira Varma to its roster.
Indira Varma, who readers may remember from her performances in HBO’s Game of Thrones and the most recent Disney Plus series Obi-Wan Kenobi, has joined the cast of Dune: The Sisterhood. Varma joins Emily Watson and Emily Henderson as Esmpress Natalya in the new role.
Dune: The Sisterhood is credited to Diane Ademu-John as its creator, writer, co-showrunner, and executive producer, and the HBO Max project is credited to Alison Schapker as its co-showrunner and executive producer. The pilot is being directed by Johan Renck, one of the creators of the popular HBO series Chernobyl.
Executive producers of Dune: The Sisterhood include Denis Villeneuve, Cait Collins, Jon Spaihts, Scott Z. Burns, Matthew King, John Cameron, and Brian Herbert. Additionally involved in the project as executive producers for the Frank Herbert estate are Byron Merritt and Kim Herbert. Kevin J. Anderson, the author, is a co-producer.
In October 2021, Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, which he also co-wrote with Jon Spaihts and Eric Roth, debuted in cinemas. In addition to earning $401.8 million worldwide, the movie also took home six Oscars at the 94th Academy Awards. A few weeks after the ceremony, The Sisterhood was given the all-clear.
Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgrd, and Dave Bautista are among the actors who will appear in the Dune sequel. Other cast members include Stephen McKinley Henderson, Charlotte Rampling, Javier Bardem, Florence Pugh, Austin Butler, Christopher Walken, Léa Seydoux, and Souheila Yacoub.
Part Two of Dune will be released in theaters on October 20, 2023, while the first Dune movie is currently accessible on home media platforms.