No Time to Die star Léa Seydoux has been the latest addition to Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated action-adventure sci-fi sequel Dune: Part Two. The most recent film that the French actress appeared in was the body horror thriller Crimes of the Future by David Cronenberg.
Seydoux is tapped to take on the role of Lady Margot, a Lady Jessica-like Lady Margot described as a long-standing servant of the Sisterhood. This is the first live-action appearance for the character since she and her husband Count Hasimir Fenring were left out of David Lynch’s 1984 film Dune.
Denis Villeneuve will once again return to director’s chair of Dune: Part Two. Timothée Chalamet, Stellan Skarsgård, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Javier Bardem, Zendaya, and Josh Brolin are among the returning cast members. Christopher Walken will fill the role of Emperor Shaddam IV, while Florence Pugh and Austin Butler will portray Princess Irulan and Prince Irulan, respectively.
Last year, Dune went on to receive praise from both fans and critics. It was also nominated for a staggering ten Academy Awards earlier this year and took home six of them, including Best Original Score, Best Film Editing, Best Sound, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, and Best Visual Effects.
It is expected that production will kick off in July of this year. The film is presently slated to hit cinemas on October 20, 2023.