Some seriously clever person has swapped out Timothée Chalamet in favour of Sesame Street Muppet Elmo in the Dune movie box scene, because why not?

If it was just a matter of somebody having digitally sticky-taped an Elmo pic over Timbo then you wouldn’t be reading this, as we wouldn’t have bothered. But the trickery performed is quite wonderful – the Muppet who seems to speak on a frequency that’s way beyond any adult’s hearing really looks to be there in the scene with Charlotte Rampling.

Anyway, don’t just take our word for it, check it out:

Here’s the original scene:

Dune hits home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD from March 2. Pre-order now at JB Hi-Fi.