'Black Widow' star Florence Pugh may join the sequel of sci-fi epic 'Dune'

British Actress Florence Pugh is in negotiations to join the second part of filmmaker Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi epic "Dune". 

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, the "Black Widow" star is being eyed for the role of Princess Irulan Corrino, a key character in "Dune". 

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If finalized, the sequel would reunite Pugh with actor Timothee Chalamet, who plays the lead role of Paul Atreid's in "Dune". 

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The two stars had earlier worked together for Greta Gerwig's acclaimed 2019 movie "Little Women". 

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"Dune", which was released in 2021, followed the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding. 

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The sequel will also bring back original cast members, including Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, Zendaya and Javier Bardem. 

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Pugh most recently reprised her role as Yelena Romanoff for Marvel series "Hawkeye".