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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javier bardem on dune

The cast for Denis Villeneuve‘s upcoming adaptation of Dune grows in number and attractiveness by the minute, making each new announcement an exciting event for fans of the Frank Herbert novel. But none are as excited as the cast themselves, including Javier Bardem, who spoke of his admiration for Villeneuve and the rest of the impressive cast of Dune, as well as his love for sandworms.

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dune cast

David Dastmalchian is the latest actor to join the Dune cast. The actor made an impression in last year’s Ant-Man and the Wasp and in a supporting role in The Dark Knight, holding his own against Hollywood heavyweights like Christian Bale, Michael Douglas, and more. And he’ll continue to be in good company in Denis Villeneuve‘s ambitious (and exceedingly attractive) adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi epic.

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James Bond 25 Release Date

The summer of 2020 just got a little more interesting with two of the year’s biggest blockbusters shifting their release dates. Fast and Furious 9 has bumped back their initial April 2020 release date by nearly two months, and James Bond 25 has swept in and filled the gap. Meanwhile, Denis Villeneuve‘s forthcoming Dune remake will try to rake in some serious holiday box office dough with a Thanksgiving 2020 release date.

Get the full rundown on the Dune, James Bond 25 and Fast and Furious release dates below. Read More »

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 Javier Bardem

At some point, director Denis Villeneuve must have sat down and wondered, “How the hell am I going to get audiences to come see my two-part adaptation of a long, dense science fiction novel that has a reputation for being often impenetrable?” And then it must have hit him: “Eureka! I shall pack it full of the sexiest people in the world!”

The trend continues with Academy Award winner Javier Bardem joining the cast of Dune. No matter your taste, this cast has someone for everyone at this point.

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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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oscar isaac resistance

Just when you thought the cast of Denis Villeneuve‘s adaption of Dune couldn’t get any better, Oscar Isaac joins the ensemble. The dashing actor is leaping from one galaxy far, far away to another, taking off Poe Dameron’s X-Wing jumpsuit and slipping into the regal robes of Duke Leto Atreides, an essential character in Frank Herbert’s sweeping science fiction saga.

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Dune cast Charlotte Rampling

Denis Villeneuve continues to add respected and talented actors to his ever-growing Dune cast. The latest: arthouse cinema royalty Charlotte Rampling. Rampling will play Reverend Mother Mohiam in the sci-fi epic that also stars Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista and Stellan Skarsgard. Adapted from the massive novel by Frank Herbert, Villeneuve’s Dune is likely to be a huge production, and follows in the footsteps of David Lynch’s much-maligned attempt to adapt the novel in 1984.

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