Stellan Skarsgård Says He Spent 8 Hours A Day in Makeup Chair on Set of ‘Dune’

Erin Sweeney April fifteenth, 2021 – 8:50 PM

Stellan Skarsgård, one of the celebs of Denis Villeneuve’s highly-anticipated adaptation of Dune, spoke to Daily Beast about his time on set of the Warner Bros. manufacturing. The father to fellow actors Alexander and Bill Skarsgård performs the position of Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, a personality which writer Frank Herbert wrote to be “grossly and immensely fats” in the 1965 sci-fi novel. 
While giving reward to filmmaker Villeneuve and his capability to create “…an environment that’s dance, you can contact, and also you’re simply sucked into,” Skarsgård talked about the grueling make-up course of he endured for his position. He stated “ I had eight hours in the make-up chair daily.” 
Skarsgård, who can be set to function in Disney+’s new Star Wars collection Andor, stated that he was solely on set for eight to 10 days, so his character may have a smaller quantity of display time than say Timothee Chalamet’s starring position as a intergalactic nobleman’s son. 
Still, Skarsgård shared his pleasure to see his character’s domineering essence enshroud the story, as he stated “…his presence can be felt. He’s such a daunting presence the place even when he doesn’t say something, I feel you’ll be afraid of him.”
Villeneuve’s Dune was tailored for the display by the filmmaker himself, together with Jon Spaihts (Passengers) and Eric Roth (Killers of the Flower Moon, Forrest Gump). It has been stated that the Arrival director has full management over the mission and it ought to differ tremendously from David Lynch’s 1984 rendition of Dune, which didn’t go over properly with critics. 
It follows the unique Frank Herbert story centering round Paul Atreidas (Chalamet), a younger noble who’s entrusted with defending the seemingly desolate planet of Arrakis. The planet is dwelling to probably the most valuable aspect in the galaxy that may improve the human physique in methods far past one’s creativeness.
The Warner Bros. manufacturing encompasses a stellar solid that features Zendaya, Jason Momoa, Josh Brolin, Oscar Isaac, Dave Bautista, Javier Bardem, Charlotte Rampling, and Rebecca (*8*). The movie is anticipated to be a fall tentpole and premiere in theaters in October 2021.


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