Dune is an upcoming epic science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve with a screenplay by Jon Spaihts, Villeneuve, and Eric Roth. The film is an international co-production of Canada, Hungary, the United Kingdom, and the United States. It is the first of a planned two-part adaptation of the 1965 novel of the same name by Frank Herbert, which will cover roughly the first half of the book.
When will Dune 2021 release?
Dune is a movie that will be shown at the Venice Film Festival on September 3, 2021. It will also come to theaters in the United States on October 22, 2021. Pictures with a simultaneous release on the HBO Max streaming service for 31 days.
Denis Villeneuve’s Dune was among the big 2020 movies that saw its release date delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. After being moved to October 1st, Dune’s release has been pushed back yet again, this time to October 22nd, Variety reports. The move was one of several releases Warner Bros. rescheduled, with the Clint Eastwood-directed Cry Macho moved to September 17th, and The Many Saints of Newark, a prequel to The Sopranos, moved to October 1st.
The adaptation of the 1965 Frank Herbert sci-fi classic has an all-star cast that includes Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Stellan Skarsgård, Zendaya, Jason Momoa, Josh Brolin, Dave Bautista, and Javier Bardem. Dune is slated to be the first of two movies based on the book. The movie coming out in October (at this point, anyway) will cover the massive novel’s first half, while a second as-yet-unnamed movie is planned to cover the rest. There was also an HBO Max prequel series in the works.
What is the plot of Dune 2021?
In the far future of humanity, Duke Leto Atreides accepts the stewardship of the dangerous desert planet Arrakis, also known as Dune, the only source of the most valuable substance in the universe, “melange” (also called “spice”), that extends human life, provides superhuman levels of thought, and makes faster-than-light travel practical. Though the opportunity is a trap set by Leto’s enemies, he takes his concubine, Lady Jessica. They have a son and heir, Paul. They also take their most trusted advisors to Arrakis where they take control of the spice mining operation. This becomes dangerous because of giant sandworms. A bitter betrayal leads Paul and Jessica to the Fremen, natives of Arrakis who live in the deep desert.
Who will be starring in Dune 2021?
- Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides
- Rebecca Ferguson as Lady Jessica
- Oscar Isaac as Duke Leto Atreides
- Josh Brolin as Gurney Halleck
- Stellan Skarsgård as Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
- Dave Bautista as Glossu Rabban
- Stephen McKinley Henderson as Thufir Hawat
- Zendaya as Chani
- David Dastmalchian as Piter De Vries
- Chang Chen as Dr. Wellington Yueh
- Sharon Duncan-Brewster as Dr. Liet-Kynes
- Charlotte Rampling as Gaius Helen Mohiam
- Jason Momoa as Duncan Idaho
- Javier Bardem as Stilgar
What are the reviews from critics on Dune 2021?
” Dune 2021 is an entertaining spectacle that’s as visually stunning and full of great performances as it has ever been, but with a thin atmosphere lacking the depth or complexity to match its ambitions.”
What are people saying about Dune 2021?
“‘Dune’ is a blockbuster for well-read sci-fi fans. But I’m not sure how much pleasure those who don’t know this story will get from Dune 2021, even if they’re up on their ‘Star Wars.’ ” – Owen Gleiberman in Variety
” Doon 2020 might be too little too late for some audiences without nostalgia for Lynch’s film; at the same time, diehards will eagerly await Dune 2021, the sequel that Lynch is now developing. ” – Brian Tallerico in Roger Ebert
” Doon 2020 was always going to be a hard sell for audiences unfamiliar with Dune’s rich world or those who know it only from Lynch’s film adaptation; Dune 2021, which picks up decades after the events of Doon 2020 and offers a more linear narrative experience this time around, will likely prove too little too late.” – Stephanie Zacharek in Time Magazine
What are fans expecting from Dune 2021?
Fans of Dune are expecting the sequel to Doon 2020, Dune 2021. The film is set decades after Doon 2020 and offers a more linear narrative experience this time around. The movie will likely prove too little too late for some audiences without nostalgia for Lynch’s film at the same time, diehards will eagerly await Dune 2021 as it looks much like Lynch’s Dune adaptation which was released in 1984. Fans have been waiting over 30 years since Doon 2020 first premiered in theaters!