“I am the Han Solo of ‘Dune'”

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The actor hawaiian Jason Momoa claims to be living in a very important stage in his career when working under the orders of the filmmaker Denis Villeneuve, known for tape Hitman and The arrival.

The protagonist of Aquaman he was interviewed by Ellen DeGeneres on her show; there said to act in Dunethe new adaptation of the novel of the same name by Frank Herbert the filmmaker of cult David Lynch brought to the screen, with little success, in 1984, is the biggest challenge that you have presented.

For Momoa, in the first instance, it is a novel considered one of the best in the genre of science fiction, that Villeneuve be presented in two parts. In the second instance, one of the incentives that the actor found in the project is its cast, which includes Oscar Isaac, Javier Bardem, and Timothée Chalamet.

“And Denis Villeneuve is the director. The same one who made Hitman and The arrival. It was an honor to work with him, and is a division of amazing. I had never been part of something so big,” explained the actor to DeGeneres.

In Dune, Momoa is the incarnation of Duncan Idaho, that in the version of Lynch had the traits of Richard Jordan. To define it, Momoa turned to Star Wars: “My character is a sort of master swordsman who has become the right hand of the Duke Leto (Isaac). He is the first person that comes to Dune, where he meets the character of Bardem (…). It is a huge film and I am a kind of Han Solo in the group. The warrior that protects Timothée Chalamet, and serves to Oscar Isaac.”

Alongside the actors listed include Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Dave Bautista, Josh Brolin, Charlotte Rampling and Stellan Skarsgård.

The film follows the story of Paul Atreides (Chalamet) and their journey on Arrakis, a planet of great strategic value by the spice Melange that can be found in it; the most sought after treasures in the galaxy.

The release of this tape of the studies Warner is scheduled for 18 December.