Seemingly looking to get in on some of the Yellowstone action, Prime Video has a new series called Outer Range coming in April starring Josh Brolin as the head of a Wyoming ranching family but there seems to be some sort of sci-fi/horror element to set it apart from Paramount Networks ratings juggernaut.
After the visual spectacle of Arrival and Blade Runner 2049, director Denis Villeneuve has delivered his current magnum opus with the new Dune, which features jaw-dropping production design and special effects while also making the characters and plot interesting and understandable even if you’ve never read all 400+ pages of Frank Herbert’s epic.
Denis Villeneuve’s epic-looking adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune is finally arriving in October this year in theaters and HBO Max as Timothee Chalamet star as Paul Atreides, heir to House Atreides, whose family becomes the target of the ruthless House Harkonnen when they take over the planet Arrakis, the only source of “Melange”, the most valuable substance in the universe.
Dune may have finally gotten the adaptation it deserves with Denis Villeneuve’s epic looking version that is arriving in December this year with Timothee Chalamet leading an all-star cast as Paul Atreides, heir to the House Atreides who joins his father to the remote planet of Arrakis to oversee the mining operation of “the spice”, a drug essential for space travel and power in the universe.
One of the many cinematic appearances from the Red Hot Chili Peppers (or at least one of the members) over the year, the band appeared and performed in the cult 80s skateboarding movie Thrashin, which starred a young Josh Brolin as an amateur skateboarder who dreams of becoming a professional downhill racer.
An animated Batman/TMNT movie is on the way, The Goldbergs is doing a Highlander episode, Nickelodeon is getting a Star Trek animated series and new versions of All That and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Hulu is getting a bunch of Marvel animated shows, the ridiculously stacked Dune gets a release date and more in this week’s News Shotgun.