Denis Villeneuve’s Dune: Everything we know about the movie so far

frank herberts Dune One of the most popular and influential science-fiction novels ever published, and the Oscar-nominated blade runner 2049 and to arrive Director Denis Villeneuve is bringing it back to the big screen.

Villeneuve promises that his adaptation Dune There will be more loyalty to the source material than the earlier adaptations, and they’ve assembled an all-star cast to make it a reality. Here’s Everything We Know About Villeneuve Dune As of now, including its new release date of October 22, 2021.

main trailer

Almost a year after the first trailer dropped, Warner Bros. released a new main trailer for Dune On July 22, 2021. The trailer gives us a great view of the unforgiving desert planet Arakis and more insight into Timothée Chalamet’s protagonist Paul Atreides as he faces off against Baron Harkonnen (Stellan Skarsgrd) and himself.

Despite years of training to inherit the House Atreides, Paul now sees his house crumbling as the villainous Harkonnen and his nephew Glosu (Dave Bautista) start a war for control of Arrakis – a The house of the most valuable element is House Atreides. In his mission to save his family, Paul soon discovers a greater fate that could shape not only the lives of the native people of Arrakis, but the entire universe.

Release date and date

In December 2020, Variety revealed that Warner Bros. will release its entire 2021 slate on HBO Max day after day. Contains Dune After being moved from its original 2020 release date.

first, Dune was Have been taken Premieres from December 18, 2020, until the premiere of October 22, 2021. The move was built on the heels of Warner Bros. theory Cineworld, the owner of Regal Cinemas, has failed to bring audiences back to theaters amid the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 270,000 people in the US alone, and news that Cineworld, the owner of Regal Cinemas, will be closing all its theaters in the US again.

in August, when da Still had a release date of December 18, Villeneuve revealed IndieWire that he intends to “sprint to the finish” of the film in order to stay on time. “I was planning to go back later and shoot some elements as I wanted to re-adjust the film. I needed time,” he said. “At the time I didn’t know it would be a pandemic … because we were going to go back to doing those elements. The effect was that it just crushed my schedule. It would be a sprint to finish the film just in time, as we were allowed to go back to shoot those elements in just a few weeks… it also meant that I had to finish certain elements of the film, like VFX and editing, being in Montreal my crew stayed in Los Angeles. “

Baron Harkonnen

We’ve known for a while that Stellan Skarsgrd will play House Harkönen’s villainous chief Baron Harkkonen, but Skarsgrd is a neat, trim man. Canon doesn’t have Harkonnen. Now, we finally get our first look at Harkonnen from an unexpected source: his action figure. Broke the first image of morbidly obese, though apparently less sweaty Harkkonen.

Dune’s Baron Harkonnen revealed via completely new action figure

— (@comingsoonnet) September 17, 2020

first trailer

First trailer of the trailer on 9th September Dune entered the world. Prior to the premiere there was a behind-the-scenes presentation of the film hosted by Stephen Colbert for Twitter Movies. Several actors and those involved in the film, including director Villeneuve, discussed the filmmaking process, the source material, and some of the challenges in reviving. Dune.

Timothy. Rebecca. Oscar. Josh. Zendaya. Sharon. Jason. Xavier. Dennis. Tibba Trailer First Look. 👀

— Twitter Movie (@TwitterMovies) September 9, 2020


The stars on the latest cover of Empire magazine Dune And that includes a first look at Villeneuve’s portrayal of Arrakis’ arrogant sandworm.

This month’s Subscriber cover, created exclusively for Empire in collaboration with filmmakers #doonHere’s a terrifying peek at Arakis’ giant sandworm. Read more:

— Empire Magazine (@empiremagazine) August 28, 2020

New images on Twitter show portraits of Lady Jessica (Rebecca Ferguson), Duke Leto (Oscar Isaacs), and Stillgar (Javier Bardem) — all also from Empire magazine’s cover story.

Lady Jessica and Duke Leto. #DuneMovie

— (@DuneNews) September 1, 2020

Stillgar, the voice of Freeman. #DuneMovie

— (@DuneNews) September 1, 2020

started again

As the world begins to open back from the coronavirus pandemic, Rebecca Ferguson reveals on Instagram that she’s heading to Budapest to start again Dune. Based on her caption, it looks like she won’t be alone.

At first glance

Warner Bros. Pictures released the first look Dune In April 2020, via a preview of the film published by Vanity Fair.

The preview included some quotes from Villeneuve and star Timothée Chalamet about the experience of working on the film, as well as the first Photo Paul Atreides as Chalamet, the young aristocrat who finds his life on the desert planet Arrakis, is thrown into chaos when his family is targeted by rivals.

Your First Look at Timothée Chalamet #doon Here it is:

— Vanity Fair (@Vanity Fair) April 13, 2020

the cast

In February 2019, reports confirmed that Legendary Pictures added a superstar trio. Dunecast of Josh Brolin, who introduced The Avengers as Thanos, will play Gurney Halleck, Paul Atreides’ mentor.

During thishandjob star wars actors Oscar Isaac Will trade his X-wing for Sandworm to play Paul’s father, Duke Leto Atreides and Aquaman himself, Jason Momoa (below), will reportedly play Duncan Idaho, the only character to appear in all six of Herbert’s Dune novel

Warner Bros. Pictures

The above actors will join the Oscar nominees Timothy Chalameta (call me by your namehandjob handsome boy), who will star in Dune As Paul Atreides, the central figure in Herbert’s original novel. Actress Rebecca Ferguson (Impossible Goalhandjob the greatest showmanPaul’s mother, Lady Jessica, a royal concubine with a rebellious streak.

As if the cast weren’t full of familiar faces enough, Dave Bautista – no stranger to space operas or Villeneuve movies – joined the cast of Dune in January 2019. around the same time, Thor and good will Hunting Actor Stellan Skarsgard was announced in the role Dune The villain is Baron Harkonnen, the story’s vicious antagonist and head of a rival family that sabotages Paul’s privileged life.

Finally, Ferguson’s the greatest showman Co-star (and Spider-Man franchise actress) Zendaya will also play a role in the film, as will no country for old men Villain Javier Bardem. The latter will take on the role of Stilgar, the leader of the indigenous population of the desert planet known as the Freemen.


Dune The desert occurs on the planet Arrakis, the only place in the galaxy where spice – the most valuable substance in the universe – can be found. in the world of DuneAdulteration, like drugs, is a cornerstone of human society and facilitates interstellar travel by influencing its users as foreknowledge.

The feudal empire overseeing the various planets would do anything to control the spice supply, making it a powerful bargaining chip in empire politics.

Herbert’s Dune The noble family follows the Atreides as they head to Arrakis, the harsh desert planet where spices are grown. His place of power soon puts him in the crosshairs of rival families, and young heir Paul Atreides eventually finds himself on the run after an attack on his family.

The story follows Paul’s adventure on Arrakis among the original Freemen, a mysterious culture that lives in a desert environment, and the gradual awakening of powerful abilities that will help him lead the rebellion.

Villeneuve’s first Dune the film will only cover half of the original novel, and the director says, “The goal is to make two movies, maybe more,” to tell DuneFull story of

the legacy

frank herberts Dune One of the best-selling science fiction novels of all time for a reason—but it’s had a hard time making the leap from one page to the next. as described in the documentary Jodorowsky’s DuneFilmmaker Alejandro Jodorowski first tried to turn the book into a film in the 1970s, but was interrupted by lack of funds and a script “the size of a phone book.”

Alicia Witt in Dune (1984)

David Lynch brought doon to Theater in 1984 with Kyle MacLachlan, Patrick Stewart and Sting (above), but his role was a commercial and critical failure despite his ongoing cult appeal. A Sci-Fi Channel mini-series released in 2000 gave the story more room to breathe and moved closer to the source material, but failed to make a long-term impact.

Preliminary reports suggest Villeneuve will adjust some of his adaptations Dune. While Villeneuve respects Lynch’s vision, he has supported Yahoo! movies (via IndieWire) that the upcoming film is “going back to the book, and going over the images I took out while reading it.”

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