Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista is taking to the stars again in his next role.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bautista will team up with actor Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson and director Denis Villeneuve on a new adaptation of Frank Herbert’s epic novel Dune.
Villeneuve, Eric Roth and Jon Spaihts wrote the script based on the novel about the fallen Atreides family and control of the planet Arrakis. Chalamet will take on the role of Paul Atreides with Ferguson taking on the role of his mother Lady Jessica,
Dave Bautista will take on the role of Count Glossu “The Beast” Rabban of House Harkonnen. Rabban is the nephew of Baron Harkonnen and overseer of Arrakis after House Atriedes is ousted.
Bautista has worked with Villeneuve before in 2017’s Blade Runner: 2049.