Key art for Dune featuring Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya and more. (Legendary/Warner Bros.)

Key art for Dune that contains Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya and extra. (Legendary/Warner Bros.)

“Here is handiest the starting.” So ended Denis Villeneuve’s Dune: Share One, an exhilarating and sharp adaptation of now not decrease than half of Frank Herbert’s seminal 1965 sci-fi opus. For these habitual, it’s reasonably a cliffhanger to trudge away audiences on, but later in 2023, Dune: Share Two provides us the relaxation of the story that started it all.

Treasure Andy Muschietti’s IT motion photos, the 2d movie wasn’t filmed back-to-back with the fashioned, which led to some divulge about whether or now not or now not the deliberate two-segment adaptation would be carried out, but Warner Bros greenlit the sequel quickly after the initiate of Share One in October 2021. With a $400-million world field-house of job total and six Oscars to its name, Villeneuve’s movie did a bit higher than David Lynch’s 1984 cult-fundamental rob.

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There’s now not long left to wait now despite the indisputable truth that, and whereas book readers will already know what’s in retailer, Dune: Share Two will place some surprises for these that haven’t long gone back and peeked on the relaxation of the story.

With spoilers for Share One, right here’s what everyone knows about Denis Villeneuve’s sequel prior to now…

Dune: Share Two initiate date

Director/co-writer/producer Denis Villeneuve and Timothée Chalamet on the set of Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ action adventure Dune (Warner Bros)

Director/co-creator/producer Denis Villeneuve and Timothée Chalamet on the distance of Warner Bros. Photos’ and Legendary Photos’ motion adventure Dune (Warner Bros)

Unlike the first movie, which had a simultaneous initiate in cinemas and on HBO Max within the US and different territories, Dune: Share Two will be released exclusively in cinemas worldwide on 3 November, 2023.

Filming took house between July and December 2022, so ask to search the first trailers or pictures from the sequel in the end this summer season.

Dune: Share Two solid

Zendaya and Timothee Chalamet in Dune (Warner Bros.)

Zendaya and Timothee Chalamet in Dune (Warner Bros.)

Quite lots of the surviving characters from Share One are back in Share Two, starting with Timothée Chalamet as Duke Paul Atreides, and Rebecca Ferguson as his mother, Girl Jessica. In the interim, Stellan Skarsgård returns as Baron Vladimir Harkonnen and Dave Bautista reprises his role as Glossu Rabban, his nephew and lieutenant.

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Zendaya had a briefer-than-anticipated role in Share One as Chani, the Fremen girl who appears to be like in Paul’s visions and then turns up within the desolate tract on the finale, but she’s back too, as is Javier Bardem as Fremen leader Stilgar. Additionally returning in Share Two are Josh Brolin, Stephen McKinley Henderson, and Charlotte Rampling.

Javier Bardem in a still from Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune. (Warner Bros.)

Javier Bardem in a quiet from Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune. (Warner Bros.)

The 2d half of Villeneuve’s adaptation will additionally introduce plenty of new characters, led by Elvis star Austin Butler as Feyd-Rautha, Baron Harkonnen’s different nephew and his chosen inheritor.

Here is the character unforgettably played by Sting in David Lynch’s model, and he turns into a large antagonist to Paul at this level within the story.

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Austin Butler will play Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen in Dune: Share Two. (NBC by strategy of Getty Images)

Elevated up within the chain of repeat, we additionally meet Florence Pugh as Princess Irulan, the Emperor’s daughter, and Léa Seydoux as Girl Margot, one other member of the Bene Gesserit sisterhood fancy Girl Jessica.

As for the Emperor himself, Shaddam IV of Dwelling Corrino in the end reveals his face, and is played by none different than Christopher Walken.

Florence Pugh poses for photographers upon arrival for 'The British Independent Film Awards' in London, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

Florence Pugh poses for photographers upon arrival for The British Just Movie Awards, 2022. (Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

In the back of the scenes, Share One creator Jon Spaihts is back on scripting tasks. An excellent deal of the Oscar-winning crew are returning too, including cinematographer Greig Fraser, editor Joe Walker, manufacturing dressmaker Patrice Vermette, costume dressmaker Jacqueline West, and naturally, composer Hans Zimmer.

Bring on the “anti-groove”!

Dune: Share Two space

(L-r) TIMOTHÉE CHALAMET as Paul Atreides and REBECCA FERGUSON as Lady Jessica Atreides in Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ action adventure “DUNE,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.
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Timothee Chalamet as as Paul Atreides and Rebecca Ferguson as Girl Jessica Atreides in Dune. (Warner Bros.)

In the absence of a “previously on Dune” portion, the 2d will retract up the put aside the first left off, with Dwelling Atreides in ruins and Paul and Jessica on the lumber within the deserts of planet Arrakis with the native Fremen tribe.

You might want to maybe maybe also additionally endure in mind that Paul is plagued for the interval of Share One by visions of a holy war waged across the universe in his name. In a form of two prophecies we talked about, the Fremen take into consideration he is the Lisan al-Gaib, (“the Relate from One other World”) the prophet who will make them paradise.

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In the interim, his mother believes he is the Bene Gesserit’s messiah, the Kwisatz Haderach, born a technology early. As it is advisable to wager, this complicates issues.

Rebecca Ferguson in Dune (Warner Bros.)

Rebecca Ferguson in Dune (Warner Bros.)

And so, Share Two will search Paul strive to avert an all-drinking civil war, whereas additionally getting to grips with his new powers and searching for revenge on the Harkonnens for destroying his family. In flip, the Harkonnens include to extinguish Paul and his mother to veil up the Emperor’s role within the Atreides’ downfall, which later brings Feyd-Rautha and Irulan into the image.

Oh, and Dune: Share Two is a lot from the prime of the story. The Dune saga spans now not decrease than six novels by Herbert, published between 1965 and 1985, with varied Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson.


Sting as Feyd-Rautha in 1984’s Dune. (Alamy)

While this will wrap up the first novel, Villeneuve says he envisioned three Dune motion photos. If Share Two does effectively on the sphere house of job, he additionally hopes to adapt the sequel, Dune Messiah, handing the franchise off to different filmmakers. Warner Bros is additionally prepping a lunge-off TV series, Dune: The Sisterhood, for HBO Max.

The manner forward for the series after Share Two remains to be seen, but for now, there’s one other extra-immense serving of spice and sandworms creating.

Dune: Share Two trailer

The first trailer for Dune: Share Two has now not been released but. If we needed to foretell, we’d wager the first trailer for Dune: Share Two will be released in Could additionally just alongside Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, or in June with The Flash, one other large Warner Bros. initiate.

Dune: Share Two will hit cinemas and IMAX on 3 November, 2023. Sight the trailer for the fashioned below.

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