Here are some quick casting updates for Dune, Avatar, and Jumanji 3.
Javier Bardem (Skyfall) is in final negotiations to join Denis Villeneuve’s Dune reboot. Bardem will portray Stilgar, Fremen Naib of Seitch Tabr, originally played by Everett McGill in David Lynch’s 1984 adaptation.
The official twitter for the upcoming Avatar sequels announced that Edie Falco (The Sopranos) has joined the cast as General Ardmore, the Commander in charge of the RDA’s interests.
We are thrilled to share that Edie Falco is joining the #AvatarFamily as General Ardmore, the Commander in charge of the RDA's interests in the Avatar Sequels!
Are you as excited as we are? pic.twitter.com/6fIZzpwN7O
— Avatar (@officialavatar) February 6, 2019
Avater 2 hits theaters December 18, 2020 (if it’s not delayed again).
Finally, The Hollywood Reporter says that Nick Jonas (Camp Rock) will be returning for Jumanji 3. His return means that all the heavy hitters from Welcome to the Jungle will be back. Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan played the video game avatars of high schoolers Alex Wolff, Ser’Darius Blain, Madison Iseman, and Morgan Turner all of whom are set to return.
Jumanji 3 hits theaters December 13, 2019.
What casting announcement gets you thrilled for the film?