On a deeper stage, despite the fact that Leto can not refuse the supply to rule Arrakis, he additionally is aware of that he's placing himself, his spouse Girl Jessica (Rebecca Ferguson) and his son Paul (Timothée Chalamet) in grave hazard by taking them from their house world of Caladan and bringing them to the inhospitable desert planet.
“He's completely human and doomed, the way in which that people are,” Isaac stated. “And beneath unimaginable strain to save his household, save his home, but in addition adapt to this new existential risk scenario, which is being pressured to transfer to this unusual planet, and having the ability to see that there may very well be a lure…and but, he’s attempting to stay up to these greater beliefs, that are sensitivity and empathy and love and order, and attempting to give that and present that to his son, realizing that he’s not going to be there ceaselessly, in the hopes that they will use this darkish, unusual scenario to their benefit.”
Leto additionally is aware of that his son is particular — and (in the novel) wasn’t supposed to exist in any respect, had Jessica adopted the breeding edicts of the paranormal non secular order referred to as the Bene Gesserit and produced a feminine — and that his spouse in addition to Paul might have roles to play which might be outdoors his understanding.
“It’s a extremely bizarre household,” defined Isaac. “I imply, they’re tight, however they’ve received very particular objectives, all of them. You’ve received Girl Jessica — Rebecca Ferguson, who simply did an unimaginable job — and he or she’s his dearest associate in greatness, however she has her personal bizarre, Bene Gesserit, prophet/spy factor happening. I believe (Leto) doesn’t actually get an excessive amount of into what that’s all about. He understands she has this particular function to play. After which he’s received a son that may be the messiah, so there’s lots happening there.”
The delivery of Paul to Leto and Jessica is a part of an historical, huge plan to create a superbeing referred to as the Kwisatz Haderach, and it’s Jessica’s direct choice to have a boy as an alternative of a woman that units these occasions in movement.