Denis Villeneuve is back on Arrakis as filming is finally underway on “Dune: Section Two.” The movie is by now slated for a November 2023 worldwide theatrical release from Warner Bros. Photos and Famous Enjoyment. Villeneuve is filming the sequel on area in Budapest, Abu Dhabi, Jordan and Italy.
The formal “Dune: Element 2” synopsis from Warner Bros. and Famous reads: “This follow-up movie will explore the mythic journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen whilst on a warpath of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family members. Going through a decision concerning the like of his life and the fate of the acknowledged universe, he endeavors to avoid a terrible foreseeable future only he can foresee.”
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Warner Bros. and Legendary have also verified the returning solid, headlined by Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides. The Oscar nominee will once once again be joined by Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Charlotte Rampling and Stephen McKinley Henderson. The studios have also verified the earlier-claimed cast additions, which involve “Elvis” breakout Austin Butler as the notorious Feyd Rautha and Christopher Walken as the Emperor, additionally Florence Pugh, Léa Seydoux and Souheila Yacoub.
Villeneuve’s first “Dune” installment opened previous October in theaters and on HBO Max to crucial acclaim. The movie grossed $108 million at the U.S. box business and $401 million globally. “Dune” was nominated for 10 Oscars, together with very best image, and won the Academy Awards for rating, sound, editing, cinematography, creation structure and visual outcomes. All of Villeneuve’s Oscar-profitable crafts team is returning for “Part Two.”
The studios have verified the pursuing crew for “Dune: Part Two”: Cinematographer Greig Fraser, costume designer Jacqueline West, make-up, hair and prosthetic designer Donald Mowat, composer Hans Zimmer, manufacturing designer Patrice Vermette, editor Joe Walker, visual results supervisor Paul Lambert and exclusive results supervisor Gerd Nefzer.
“The thing that can help us proper now is that it is the initially time I have revisited a universe,” Villeneuve said previously this yr about returning for the “Dune” sequel. “So I’m operating with the same crew, all people is familiar with what to do, we know what it will search like. The movie will be far more hard, but we know the place we are stepping. And the screenplay is penned. So I really feel confident. Frankly, the only huge unfamiliar for me proper now is the pandemic.”
“Dune: Section Two” opens November 17, 2023.
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