While at the 2022 칸 영화제, the Spanish star participated in a Q&A with fans as part of the festival’s 75th birthday celebrations. One of the topics Bardem, 53, covered was the highly anticipated sequel to director Denis Villeneuve’s 모래 언덕.
“I’ve read the new draft,” Bardem shared with the audience members of the sequel’s progress, ~에 따르면 마감 시간. “And I think they’ve done an amazing job of putting together the pieces in a way that is gonna surprise people.”
While he acknowledged that fans of Frank Herbert’s original book series won’t necessarily be surprised by what happens in the movie, Bardem said “they’ll be surprised by the way they put it together.”
“I was very moved by it,” he said of the script.
Bardem will reprise his role as Stilgar in 모래 언덕: 두 번째 부분, and said he can’t wait to get back on set. He called Villenueve “one of the greatest directors ever.”
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The Canadian director — known for movies like Arrival 그리고 Sicario— was praised for his depiction of Herbert’s epic, and previously told 로스앤젤레스 타임즈 that he structured aspects of the first movie around the probability of a sequel. The sci-fi story follows Paul Atreides, 에 의해 연주 된 티모시 샬라메.
“두 번째 영화를 위해 유지하고 있는 덜 발달된 캐릭터가 있습니다. 그래서 균형을 찾았습니다.. 우리는 이 영화에서 Paul의 경험에 최대한 가깝게 머물려고 노력했습니다.,” Villeneuve said. “그 다음에, 두 번째에서, 조금 남겨두었던 캐릭터들을 육성하는 시간을 갖도록 하겠습니다. 그게 이론이야. 효과가 있기를 바랍니다.”
샬라메, 젠다야 그리고 레베카 퍼거슨 are returning in the sequel, alongside Bardem. While some characters are positioned to have bigger roles in the second film, the sequel will also introduce some new faces, 처럼 Christopher Walken as Emperor Shaddam IV, ...을 더한 플로렌스 퓨 그리고 엘비스 탈주 오스틴 버틀러.
올해 초, 모래 언덕 받았다 10 Oscar nominations and went on to win six total: Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Score, Best Visual Effects, Best Production Design and Best Sound.
모래 언덕: 두 번째 부분 is slated to hit theaters Oct. 20, 2023.