New Dune Movie Release Date

Over the weekend, Warner Bros. Pictures made some adjustments to their release calendar for the next couple of years. First up, the studio decided to move Denis Villeneuve‘s adaptation of the classic sci-fi novel Dune out of the busy weekend before Thanksgiving. And then they added to the fall of 2021 by setting a date for the upcoming Elvis Presley biopic from Moulin Rouge director Baz Luhrmann. Find out when you can catch both of these movies below. Read More »

Dune TV series

Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment are going all-in on Dune. Not only are they releasing a huge, star-studded movie adaptation from director Denis Villeneuve, they’re also moving forward with a Dune TV series for their upcoming streaming service. Titled Dune: The Sisterhood, the show will be set in the same universe as the film, and focus on a mysterious order of women. And for the sake of synergy, Villeneuve is also set to direct the pilot.

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Fans of Frank Herbert‘s seminal 1965 sci-fi novel have reason to be nervous about Denis Villeneuve‘s upcoming adaptation of Dune — the last feature adaptation of the story resulted in one of the most infamous big-budget disasters put to the big screen. But worry not, Dune fans. Villeneuve is doing his best to make sure his upcoming Dune adaptation will be faithful to the novel.

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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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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 »

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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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