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.
Here’s what’s new in theaters and streaming for this weekend: Dune (Theaters and HBO Max) Starring: Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgard, Jason Momoa, Dave Bautista, Zendaya Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Plot: Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to […]
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.
Final Destination is getting a reboot, a Mortal Kombat animated movie may be in the works, Eddie Murphy is returning for Coming to America 2, Dune casts two major villains, the Game of Thrones prequel main cast is revealed and more in this week’s News Shotgun.