Comparing The “Dune” 2021 Cast Vs. The Dune 1984 “Cast”

Do you prefer Mary Sean Young or Zendaya as Chani?

Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming science fiction epic Dune is the second time the classic novel has been adapted for the big screen.

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The first dune landed in 1984 and was staged by David Lynch. Lots of people believe that Dune is just a Star Wars rip, but it’s actually the opposite.

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George Lucas was heavily influenced by Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel Dune. The desert planets, the intergalactic armies, and the spiritual vibrations are all things that Lucas took over from the novel.

Villeneuve’s talent for creating beautiful, cinematic experiences is sure to take Dune to the forefront of pop culture. His adaptation of the novel is slated to appear in two parts, with the first half coming to theaters on October 22nd.

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Lynch and Villeneuve’s Dune adaptations feature the same characters, but different looks for each. While some characters swapped the sexes, others took on completely more inventive forms.

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Who did it best? Here’s a look at the Dune cast from Lynch’s rendition of Herbert’s novel versus the cast from Villeneuve’s updated epic.

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Kyle MacLachlan / Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides

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Sean Young / Zendaya as Chani

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Francesca Annis / Rebecca Ferguson as Lady Jessica

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Richard Jordan / Jason Momoa as Duncan Idaho

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Max von Sydow / Sharon Duncan-Brewster as Dr. Liet-Kynes

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Jürgen Prochnow / Oscar Isaac as Duke Leto Atreides

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Everett McGill / Javier Bardem as Stilgar

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Patrick Stewart / Josh Brolin as Gurney Halleck

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Freddie Jones / Stephen McKinley Henderson as Thufir Hawat

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Paul Smith / Dave Bautista as Glossu Rabban

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Kenneth McMillan / Stellan Skarsgård as Baron Vladimir Harkonnen

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Brad Dourif / David Dastmalchian as Piter De Vries

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Dean Stockwell / Chang Chen as Dr. Wellington Yueh

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Siân Phillips / Charlotte Rampling as Gaius Helen Mohiam

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Judd Omen / Babs Olusanmokun as Jamis

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Linda Hunt / Golda Rosheuvel as Shadout Mapes

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Molly Wryn / Gloria Obianyo as Harah

Harah in film and television: – Molly Wrynn in “Dune” (1984) (deleted scenes and extended version) – The character does not exist in the Dune miniseries 2000 and 2003. – Gloria Obianyo in “Dune” (2020)

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