of Denis Villeneuve Dune It is going to knock in theaters across the country. So it’s a good time to remember that the Timothée Chalamet-led film version is nowhere near the first adaptation. In fact, James McAvoy played a key role in the mini-series based on the novels by Frank Herbert. The actor recently revealed an important lesson he learned while starring in the 2003 version.
James McAvoy’s miniseries includes the latter two books in the ‘Dune’ series of novels.
Children of Frank Herbert of Dune 2003 was a hit for SyFy. However, then the network was known as the Sci Fi Channel.
In three film-length installments, the miniseries adapted Herbert’s novels. dun messiah And children of doon.
The role of James McAvoy was played by Leto II Atreides, the son of Dune Main character Paul Atreides and his love interest Chani. Similarly, in the current Villeneuve version, Chalamet plays Paul and Zendaya plays Chaney.
so when /Film Asked McAvoy what advice he would give to his “father” Timothée Chalamet, he replied from a back seat point of view.
“I was in the second and third book adaptations,” McAvoy told the publication. “He’s in the first book. And he’s playing a character who eventually becomes my father in terms of character dialogue. So, no. I don’t have any advice for him.”
James McAvoy continues to praise little women And handsome boy Actor. “And he doesn’t need any advice from me, he’s a cracking actor,” he quipped. However, he said he received some advice that he still values today.
Claudia Black had good advice for McAvoy, though.
McAvoy admitted that he got advice on starring in sci-fi projects from actor Claudia Black.Farscape, Stargate SG-1) during the miniseries premiere.
“It was at the L.A. premiere children of doon, and he told me, that the thing with this sh** that is science fiction is that you have to believe in it more than you believe in good writing. Split Star said. “Good writing, you can just do it. It’s easier. But this stuff is hard, because it’s so weird, you know what I mean? I’ve really, always remembered that advice and used it Taken to heart.”
James McAvoy took the comments a step further, saying it “kept him going.”
“It’s really carried me through a lot of science fiction and fantasy works,” McAvoy explained. “Because it was Claudia Black who said it. And I think that’s good advice for any actor doing any kind of science fiction and/or fantasy, you know?
Denis Villeneuve’s version DuneThe release date is October 22, 2021.
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