Austin Butler is all set to wow the audience with his latest transformation in upcoming movie Dune 2.
As per the latest buzz, the Elvis star, 31, will be appearing bald and pale in the highly-anticipated sequel.
Austin will bid farewell to his locks and famed Elvis tan for his new role of Feyd-Rautha in Dune 2, according to reports from CinemaCon.
The much-awaited exclusive trailer of the forthcoming sci-fi sequel was shown to a selected number of the audience at the Las Vegas film convention on Tuesday.
DUNE: PART II going to take Twitter by storm when that first trailer drops. Timmy & Zendaya romance, regal Florence Pugh, and monstrous looking Austin Butler all getting time to shine #CinemaCon
— Andrew J. Salazar @ CinemaCon (@AndrewJ626) April 25, 2023
The audience were thrilled to see the Once Upon A Time in Hollywood star in his latest avatar and shared their reactions.
“Austin Butler in DUNE: PART II…. completely bald and pale. Looks extremely menacing and almost monstrous,” tweeted Discussing Film’s managing editor and co-owner Andrew Salazar.
“Ryan Gosling turns up looking hotter than ever and then Austin Butler’s there looking like a sci-fi egg I love CinemaCon,” another person quipped, referencing Gosling’s Barbie look.
Daniel Howat of Next Big Picture confirmed, “Yes, he’s bald and looks pretty wild”.
“Didn’t realise everyone was desperate to know about Austin Butler’s hair in #DunePartTwo,” they added.
Dune 2 is set to be released on November 3, 2023.
Austin Butler, a seasoned American actor, has landed the highly coveted role of Paul Atreides in the forthcoming sci-fi blockbuster “Dune 2”.
This flick is the sequel to Denis Villeneuve’s 2021 adaptation of Frank Herbert’s novel of the same title.
In “Dune 2”, Butler will play the part of Paul Atreides, a young man who becomes the leader of a rebellion against the corrupt rulers of Arrakis, a desert planet.
This character is renowned for his intellect, combat skills, and gift of prophecy, and is a significant persona in the “Dune” universe.
Butler’s impressive track record in the entertainment industry, which includes appearances in “The Shannara Chronicles” and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” made him a prime candidate for the role of Paul Atreides in “Dune 2.” He was selected for his ability to bring a rich and intricate portrayal of the character to life.
Devotees of the “Dune” franchise are eagerly anticipating Butler’s portrayal of Paul Atreides in “Dune 2,” which is currently in production and slated for release in 2023.