Florence Pugh is reportedly in negotiations to participate in the second part of filmmaker Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic Dune.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Black Widow star is being eyed for the role of Princess Irulan Corrino, a key figure in author Frank Herbert’s classic novel “Dune.”
When completed, the sequel would reunite Pugh with actor Timothée Chalamet, who plays Paul Atreides in Dune. The two stars previously worked together for Greta Gerwig’s acclaimed 2019 film Little Women.
Released in October 2021, Dune followed the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born to a grand destiny beyond his comprehension, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to secure the future of his family and his family. to set. are people.
Part two of Dune is expected to go into production later this year and has a release date of October 20, 2023.
The sequel will also bring back original cast members, including Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Zendaya and Javier Bardem. Pugh recently reprized her role as Yelena Belova for Marvel series hawk eye†
The actor will next be seen in Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer, alongside Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr. and Matt Damon, Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling and Sebastian Lelio’s The Wonder.