“I really don’t understand anyone who doesn’t respect Austin Butler”: Dune 2 Star Gets Much Needed Fan Support After Yet Another Mesmerizing Performance

Fans offer their much-needed support and praise to Austin Butler for his yet another riveting performance in 'Dune 2'.

"I really don't understand anyone who doesn't respect Austin Butler": Dune 2 Star Gets Much Needed Fan Support After Yet Another Mesmerizing Performance

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  • Becoming an integral part of Hollywood as a rising young actor isn't always easy, but Austin Butler appears to be doing it flawlessly.
  • After close to two decades of struggle in the entertainment industry, Austin Butler started landing groundbreaking roles in films.
  • Calling him “that guy” who can do everything, fans on social media offer Austin Butler his much-needed support.
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Becoming an integral part of Hollywood as a rising young actor isn’t always easy, but Austin Butler appears to be doing it flawlessly. From offering a mesmerizing performance in the biopic Elvis to appearing in Tom Hanks’ and Steven Spielberg’s Masters of the Air show, Butler is steadily making his way around Hollywood.

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Austin Butler as Elvis Presley

Recently, Austin Butler even stole the spotlight with his role in Dune: Part Two as the bald villain Feyd-Rautha. Following the world premiere of Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming movie, at the Odeon Luxe Leicester Square in London on February 15, 2024, fans took to social media to celebrate Butler’s riveting performance. 

Austin Butler’s Rise to Prominence in Hollywood 

Hollywood’s finest Austin Butler has come a long way in his career since his Nickelodeon days in the early 2000s. Initially making his way into the entertainment industry in 2005, the actor instantly became a staple on the kids’ network, as per US Weekly. Appearing in Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide and other similar projects, Butler slowly continued to gain fame. 

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Young Austin Butler as a staple on the kids’ network- Nickelodeon

After close to two decades of struggle in the entertainment industry, Austin Butler finally landed a groundbreaking role of Elvis Presley in the film Elvis. Thereafter, standing tall through the ups and downs of his career, Butler gradually rose to prominence. His appearance in Baz Luhrmann’s 2022 biopic Elvis significantly catapulted his fame and turned him into an overnight global sensation. 

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Butler in the 2022 biopic Elvis

Thereafter, gaining momentum in his career, Austin Butler got showered with recognition reaping a whopping 27 nominations in the Best Actor category. Winning a BAFTA and getting an Oscar nod, the actor further starred in acclaimed films and shows. Being quite picky about his projects, Butler has shown great skills in determining which project would serve better for his career. 

Austin Butler in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Butler in Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Austin Butler even made headlines for choosing acclaimed filmmaker Quentin Tarantino over his decision to share the screen with Tom Cruise. According to The Independent, Butler was in talks to appear in Top Gun: Maverick, when he was also being sought after by Tarantino. Leaving Cruise’s movie to be a part of Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Butler showcased his talent in choosing through projects. 

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Austin Butler Receives Much Needed Support From Fans 

Starring in several critically acclaimed films and shows like the Apple TV miniseries Masters of the Air, Austin Butler made his way into mainstream Hollywood. Soon, fans started noticing his career graph and started following his riveting performances in different projects. Recently, the actor joined the stellar cast of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune: Part Two as the bald villain Feyd-Rautha. 

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Austin Butler as Feyd-Rautha

Catching a glimpse of the actor in his stunning role, fans simply lost their minds. Following the actor’s previous soothing performances, netizens claimed that this is something totally out of the box for Austin Butler. Therefore, fans on social media started offering their unwavering support to the actor for taking up something challenging like Villeneuve’s magnum opus Dune 2

Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) and Feyd-Rautha (Austin Butler) face off in Dune: Part Two
Butler as Feyd-Rautha in Dune: Part Two

Calling him “that guy” who can do everything, fans on social media offer Austin Butler his much-needed support. Claiming how the actor deserves far more recognition and respect in the industry, fans expressed their honest opinion about Butler and his performance on X. Throwing light upon his life, where he lost his mother to cancer and immersed himself into acting to overcome his dark time, fans revealed that Butler lived a rather relatable life. 

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Unlike other young actors who simply want to be famous, fans claimed that Austin Butler actually works towards his goal. Implying that he might be the “very best part of #Dune2” fans hail his performance and commitment towards his role. Discussing how Butler is continuing the trend of appearing in acclaimed projects and giving his all, netizens root for the rising star. 

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Written by Krittika Mukherjee

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Krittika is a News Writer at FandomWire with 2 years of prior experience in lifestyle and web content writing. With her previous works available on HubPages and Medium, she has woven over 1000 stories with us, about fan-favorite actors, movies, and shows. Post-graduate in Journalism and Honors-graduate in English Literature, when this art enthusiast isn't crafting your next favorite article, she finds her escapism in coffee, fiction, and the Wizarding World.