April 21, 2024 6:42 am

Dune 2 Director Says the Movie’s Real Hero Is Not Who You Think
Dune 2 Director Says the Movie’s Real Hero Is Not Who You Think

Dune 2 Director Says the Movie’s Real Hero Is Not Who You Think

Timothée Chalamet’s Paul Atreides is not the real hero of Dune: Part Two… it’s Zendaya’s headstrong character, Chani. And it’s not easy to argue that fact given Paul’s transformation into the Muad’dib, who decides to wed Princess Irulan (Florence Pugh) at the film’s conclusion. In a recent interview, director Denis Villeneuve reveals that the Freman warrior, Chani, is, in fact, his “secret weapon” in the sci-fi sequel to 2021’s Dune. Villeneuve told Empire:

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​Dune: Part Two’s Denis Villeneuve explains why Zendaya’s Chani is the hero of the story and not Timothée Chalamet’s Paul Atreides. Read More