Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Leto is a young man in the books he's 9 years old, but for the purposes of television we have made him older but basically what he retains from the book is that he is a young man, who has a lot knowledge that he'd maybe shouldn't have, or a lot of past lives inside him, and therefore he has a lot of... he's very mature in a way that freaks a lot of people out, as is his twin sister Ghanima and they are very very close, and he is dissatisfied really with the world in which he lives, and he's trying to change things, he sees a path he sees a plan or a future whereby the world in which they live, this empire that that humanity has become in 10,000 years from now, he sees a path where he can change it, he can make a world where people are free to choose their own destiny As I say he has all the past lives of thousands ancestors residing in him so he's got this knowledge at the same time he's been able to use it because he's also got the natural intelligence to be able to deal with it in a way that his aunt can't. Alia deals with this abomination, this pre-born-ness very badly, where as the two twins are a lot more clued up with it, and a lot more weary and deal with it with a lot more intelligence than she does and thus avoid abomination and hopefully win the day, like good guys do! Well I was a huge fan of the book when I was very young, not very young, 15 - 16 I read the books to begin with and shortly after I saw the David Lynch movie as well, and loved that. Didn't like it as much as I liked the books, it had things that I didn't love about it Yeah, basically a huge fan of the first 3 books from when I was young and that was a huge draw for me to do this because it was Sci-Fi, and it was Frank Herbert, it was Leto in Children of Dune, which is just a great part, so yeah, that was kind of the big draw for me to do this So yeah, there have been a lot of comedic moments, I've appeared in this film naked many times now we were doing running through the desert, we'd done it like seventeen times, and Miro the second unit director said "Do you want another one?" just try something different, do anything you like, we don't really need it, but in case you have anything else left in there that you wanted to kinda get out, and I thought, yeah, I got a lot in me I need to get out so I went around the back and got naked and decided to do the run completely naked, and then do a somersault at the end. And halfway through the run I'm thinking "what a good idea!" ... "no it's not!" When I got the script I thought this is good, I'm doing Sci-Fi, I'm doing what I want to do, it's great fun. But I thought, oh god, I only get one fight at the end I thought I'm not doing much action, that's cool, never mind Now when I got here I'm running and jumping and fighting and flying and hurling myself off cliffs. God, I've got cuts and bruises everywhere other than that it was really good fun, and you know I'm a young guy, kinda getting to live out great stuff. Do you know what I mean? I was doing all the stuff that I used to play with my friends in the garden when I was like five years old, so it was really really good fun. Really good fun.