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Would you like Zendaya to have more screen time on Dune?  The filmmakers talk about the sequel


Wanted to Zendaya have more screen time in Dune? You’re not alone.

Following the film’s release last week, fans took to social media to express their frustration that the actress only appeared in the film for a brief period.

“Zendaya is only Dune for 7 minutes “, a follower tweeted. YouTuber added Machaizelli Kahey (a.k.a Mac does it), “The credits were longer than Zendaya’s shooting time in Dune. “

In the film adaptation of Franck HerbertIn the 1965 novel, Zendaya plays the warrior Fremen Chani and appears in a handful of scenes. According to Los Angeles Times, she tells the opening of the film then makes some appearances in the dreams of the protagonist Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet). But spoiler alert, she doesn’t reappear until the end of the movie when she and Paul meet.

Whereas Zendaya was featured in Duneand promoted the film on her press tour, many viewers expected her to play a bigger role in the film.

So what gives? The interview of the filmmakers with the Los Angeles Times may have the answer.



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