Austin Butler surprised fans with a new bald look in Sand Dunes: Part Two.
Ahead of the official trailer’s release on Wednesday (May 3), the sci-fi sequel’s Twitter account shared the first shot of the film.
In the video, fans are introduced to the newcomers Princess Irulan (Florence Pugh) and Feyd-Rautha (The Butler).
Pugh is shown wearing an elaborate hat, while Elvis the character of actor Feyd-Rautha – the grandson of the villainous Baron Harkonnen (Stellan Skarsgård) – is sculpted completely bald and has no eyebrows.
“JUMPSCARE,” one Twitter user responded about Butler’s new look.
A second person shared a meme of a startled audience, alongside the caption: “Me after opening the Pop Crave announcement about Austin Butler’s character in sand dunes part two.”
“WHAT DID THEY DO WITH YOU?” asked a third, with another joke: “Wake up to Prada Voldemort saying, ‘BOO’.”
A week ago, CinemaCon attendees got an exclusive look at sand dune 2 scene. Later, many people described Butler’s appearance as “incredibly scary and almost monstrous”.
The 31-year-old joins other newcomers Christopher Walken, Léa Seydoux and Tim Blake Nelson. The original returning cast includes Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, and Josh Brolin.
Speaking about the process of preparing for the role earlier this year, Butler said the grueling process made him “hangover every time”.
Immediately after the “gasp” trailer was announced at the Las Vegas film convention, Zendaya reassured fans about her appearance in the upcoming film.
“She’s not just in a dream this time,” the actor said, alluding to previous complaints from fans about her limited appearances in the first film, despite the heavy promotion for the show. her role.
“I just had a little time to figure out who she was,” Zendaya continued. “These are still two young people trying to grow up, fall in love and go away, being a warrior for your people.”
Sand Dunes: Part Two landed in cinemas on November 3.