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Zendaya Reportedly In Talks To Join 'Dune' Reboot Cast

Zendaya Reportedly In Talks To Join 'Dune' Reboot Cast

Zendaya is reportedly being eyed to join the cast of the upcoming reboot of Dune!

The 22-year-old actress would take on the role of Timothee Chalamet‘s love interest Chani, according to Collider.

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The film will be based on the Frank Herbert novel of the same name, which was the inspiration for the original film in 1984.

Set in the distant future, Dune follows Paul Atreides, whose family assumes control of the desert planet Arrakis. As the only producer of a highly valuable resource, jurisdiction over Arrakis is contested among competing noble families. After Paul and his family are betrayed, the story explores themes of politics, religion, and man’s relationship with nature, as Paul leads a rebellion to restore his family’s reign.

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