dune sequel

There’s a lot of sandy ground to cover with Dune, and one movie might not cut it. Director Denis Villeneuve‘s star-studded Dune adaptation is currently filming, but will there be more to come? Villeneuve has hinted in the past that he’d like to make more than one film to bring Frank Herbert’s sci-fi epic to life, and as of now, that seems to be the plan. In a new interview, Legendary CEO Joshua Grode confirms that at least one Dune sequel is being planned – although that could change.

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Dune languages

Denis Villeneuve is sparing no expense when it comes to creating a fully-realized world for his big, star-studded Dune movie. In order to create the many otherworldly dialects in the Frank Herbert adaptation, David J. Peterson, who built the Dothraki and Valyrian languages on Game of Thrones, has been hired to create the Dune languages as well.

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dune score

Aside from John Williams, Hans Zimmer is in a rarified group of modern film composers who have celebrity status and widespread recognition based on their names alone. Zimmer is an Oscar winner who’s crafted scores for films like The Lion King, Thelma & Louise, Gladiator, Inception, and dozens more, and now he’s adding another sci-fi notch to his belt: Zimmer will provide the Dune score for Denis Villeneuve‘s upcoming movie adaptation of the classic Frank Herbert novel.

Production has begun on the new movie, and a press release confirms Zimmer’s involvement, gives us our first official synopsis, and teases that a Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon actor may be joining this film’s already-stacked cast.
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Dune cast Jason Momoa

This is starting to get ridiculous. Denis Villeneuve‘s Dune cast seems to grow every single day, and every single announcement features another fine looking specimen. The latest: Jason Momoa, who recently rode box office waves in Aquaman. Momoa is in talks to take on the role of Duncan Idaho, a “fierce swordsmaster.” Duncan Idaho doesn’t exactly sound like a futuristic name, but let’s just go with it anyway.

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Dune cast

Josh Brolin, who recently played Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War and Cable in Deadpool 2, is heading to outer space as part of the increasingly-awesome Dune cast. Blade Runner 2049 and Sicario director Denis Villeneuve is adapting author Frank Herbert’s acclaimed science fiction novel into two movies, and has already managed to lock down one of the year’s most impressive collections of actors, including Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar IsaacStellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, Charlotte Rampling, and Javier Bardem. Learn about Brolin’s character below. Read More »

Dune cast Zendaya

Denis Villeneuve is hell-bent on assembling the most attractive cast in movie history with his big-budget Dune adaptation. The latest: Meechee herself, Zendaya, is in talks to play Chani, love-interest to Timothée Chalamet‘s Paul Atreides. Zendaya joins a cast that already includes Oscar IsaacRebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Rampling and more. Get the full Dune cast details below.

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dune editor

Denis Villeneuve has tapped his frequent collaborator Joe Walker as the Dune editor. This marks the French-Canadian director’s fourth collaboration with Walker in a row, after they’ve worked together on Sicario, Arrival, and Blade Runner 2049.

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dune cast

Stellan Skarsgard is the latest high-profile actor to board Denis Villeneuve‘s highly anticipated Dune adaptation. The Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! actor is joining the Dune cast as the villainous Baron Harkonnen, who plots with the galactic emperor to destroy the Atreides family, including Timothee Chalamet‘s protagonist, Paul Atreides.

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Dune cast Dave Bautista

Update: THR says Bautista “will play ‘Beast’ Rabban, the sadistic nephew of a baron who oversees Arrakis.” Our original article follows.

Dave Bautista and Denis Villeneuve: together again. Villeneuve directed Bautista in Blade Runner 2049, and now the wrestler-turned-actor is hopping aboard another sci-fi epic for the French Canadian filmmaker: Dune. Bautista is the latest addition to the Dune cast, which already includes Timothée Chalamet and Rebecca Ferguson.

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dune remake cast

Denis Villeneuve‘s Dune adaptation may have found its Lady Jessica. Mission: Impossible breakout Rebecca Ferguson is in talks to join the Dune cast as the female lead, opposite Timothée Chalamet, who has already been cast as Paul Atreides.

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