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Dave Bautista almost cried when he was cast in Dune

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Dave Bautista almost cried when he was cast in Dune

Hollywood actor Dave Bautista "almost broke down" when he was cast in Dune because he’d been pursuing a part in the film for some time, and is good friends with director Denis Villeneuve.

However, Bautista said he didn’t want to “capitalise” on his friendship with Villeneuve, so pursued the role in the way any actor looking to get a part would do so.

Bautista said: “I kept asking my agent, ‘When auditions would become available? When are they going to release these roles?’”

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