Florence Pugh Is Being Cast As Princess Irulan In The Sequel Dune Part Two

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Florence Pugh Is Being Cast As Princess Irulan In The Sequel Dune Part Two

As Dune: Part One nearing the conclusion of its award season run, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ Dune: Part Two is speeding up its pre-production operations, with Florence Pugh reportedly in talks to take up a role.

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Who does Florence Pugh play in Dune?

Although nothing has been finalized, reports indicate she will portray Princess Irulan Corrino, Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV’s eldest daughter. Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, and Josh Brolin are among the reprising members of the cast, as is director, producer, and co-screenwriter Denis Villeneuve.

Legendary remained silent. The film’s production is anticipated to begin in the fall, with a release date of October 20, 2023.

Despite having a day-and-date premiere on HBO Max, Dune: Part One was able to thrive in cinemas, grossing $41 million in its first weekend, exceeding expectations and leading to a speedy green light for a sequel weeks later. To far, the picture has made $400 million worldwide, with $108 million in the United States. It was also just nominated for nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

Florence Pugh’s best-known roles

Florence Pugh, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role as Natasha Romanoff’s sister, Yelena, in Black Widow, is coming off a spectacular year that featured her first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In Marvel’s Hawkeye miniseries, she would continue her portrayal as Yelena, a heroine who has swiftly become a fan favorite among MCU viewers.

She is presently filming Christopher Nolan’s next Oppenheimer, alongside Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, and Robert Downey Jr., as well as the Netflix feature The Wonder.

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