Today we will be talking about the Dune. It is a 2021 upcoming epic, a legendary adventure science fiction film. It is based on the novel of the same name “Dune,” which was written by Frank Herbert and published by Chilton Books in August 1965. Dune will require the first planned two-part adaptation of this book, which will cover mainly the first half of the book.
Dune film is directed by Denis Villeneuve, whereas it is produced by Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Denis Villeneuve, and Joe Caracciolo Jr. The screenplay is written by Denis Villeneuve along with Eric Roth and Jon Spaihts whereas edited by Joe Walker and cinematography done by Greig Fraser. The music is given by Hans Zimmer, whereas it is produced by Legendary Pictures and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
The idea of making the movie on this book “Dune” was in talks since 2008; paramount pictures have shown their interest but then dropped in march 2011. Later in 2016, it was in the news that Denis Villeneuve was in talks with the studio to direct the film, and finally, it got confirmed that he will be directing the film.
After confirming all the cast and crew, they stated with the filming on 18th March 2019. The film first shot at the Origo film studios in Budapest, Hungary, later some part of the movie shot in Jordan, followed by Stadlandet in Norway, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, etc. the first primary part of the movie has finished in July 2019 and later added one they again started in August 2020 in Budapest.
Dune Release Date
The movie was earlier announced to be released on 20th November 2020 and 18th December 2020, but due to the covid pandemic and delay in shooting, they postponed the release date. Now, the new release date has been announced, and now the film is scheduled to be released theatrically by Warner Bros. Pictures on 1st October 2021 in the United States.
The cast of the movie which will be playing the roles in Dune are Rebecca Ferguson as Lady Jessica, Timothee Chalamet as Paul Atreides, Stellan Skarsgard as Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, Oscar Isaac as Duke Leto Atreides, Dave Bautista as Glossu Rabban, Josh Brolin as Gurney Halleck, David Dastmalchian as Piter De Vries, Stephen McKinley Henderson as Thufir Hawat, Chang Chen as Dr. Wellington Yueh, Zendaya as Chani, Charlotte Rampling as Gaius Helen Mohiam, Javier Bardem as Stilgar, Sharon Duncan-Brewster as Dr. Liet-Kynes and Jason Momoa as Duncan Idaho, etc.
Here in this movie will see the first book covered showing the dessert Planet Arrakis which is also called “Dune.” The story will tell the far future of humanity where people will explore the different planet to stay. Arrakis is one of the planets where we will see desert all over along with the giant sandworms who is responsible for producing a drug a most valuable substance in the universe which is called “The Spice” which provides a superhuman level of thoughts, can extend human life and make possible to travel faster than light. Fremen are the people who are native and already living on Arrakis. Dune is the vast universe story; we can get to know about it in detail if we read novels or when we will see the movie. So roughly, we will be seeing different groups of people representing their planets, fighting for the Arrakis desert planet with a lot many things in between.
There is a total of 6 Dune books written by Frank Herbert, and it is considered the greatest and most influential science fiction novel of all time. Hence we do hope Denis Villeneuve will make the film in such a way so that it make justice to the very famous novel book and can make the audience influenced once again by seeing the movie. For more such updates, stay tuned with us.