Dune

Dune
  • 2021
  • US / UK / Hungary / Canada
  • Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
  • Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgård, Charlotte Rampling, Zendaya, Josh Brolin, Jason Momoa, David Dastmalchian, Chang Chen
  • UK release: 1 October 2021

The director of Blade Runner 2049 takes a crack at Frank Herbert's notoriously unfilmable sci-fi epic. The story is likely to be split across two films.

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Jason Momoa felt like 'imposter' when he landed Dune role

26 Nov 2020

Film gossip

Jason Momoa felt "like an imposter" when he landed a part in 'Dune'. The 'Game of Thrones' actor will play master swordsman Duncan Idaho in the hotly-anticipated film, which is based on Frank Herbert's 1965 novel of the same name, but the 41-year-old…

The Batman, The Flash and Dune delayed

6 Oct 2020

Film gossip

‘The Batman’ has been pushed back to March 2022. Warner Bros. have confirmed a major shift in their release schedule that will affect a number of big blockbusters in the foreseeable future, with Matt Reeves’ superhero saga – which stars Robert Pattinson…

Dune delayed until October 2021

6 Oct 2020

Film gossip

'Dune's release has been delayed until October 2021. The sci-fi flick had been set for release in December but has now been pushed back due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It is the latest blockbuster to be delayed by the global health crisis, as…

Timothée Chalamet only used green screen for two Dune scenes

10 Sep 2020

Film gossip

Timothée Chalamet only did two scenes in green screen for 'Dune'. The 'Little Women' star takes on the role of Paul Atreides and the epic imagery for Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Frank Herbert's classic sc-fi novel, which will leave viewers on the…

Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet's close bond

9 Sep 2020

Film gossip

Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet have become "really great friends" after working on 'DUNE' together. The 'Euphoria' star and the 'Little Women' actor play Chani and Paul Atreides, respectively, in Denis Villeneuve's upcoming big screen adaptation of Frank…

Kyle MacLachlan: Dune should have been remade as a TV series

18 Aug 2020

Film gossip

Kyle MacLachlan believes that 'Dune' should have been remade as a TV series rather than a film. The 61-year-old actor played the role of Paul Atreides in the 1984 sci-fi movie, which is now being remade by Denis Villeneuve in a planned two-part…

Timothee Chalamet returns to Twitter to tease Bob Dylan and Dune films

8 Aug 2020

Film gossip

Timothee Chalamet has teased his Bob Dylan biopic and 'Dune' upon returning to Twitter. The 'Little Women' star is set to portray the music icon in 'Going Electric', which is to be helmed by 'Le Mans '66' director James Mangold. And he posted a selfie…

Denis Villeneuve: it will be a sprint to finish Dune on time

4 Aug 2020

Film gossip

Denis Villeneuve has admitted it will be a "sprint" to "finish" 'Dune' on time. The director's adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi novel is slated for release in December, but the filmmaker has admitted it's going to take a lot of work to make the date…

Dune works as standalone story

5 Jun 2020

Film gossip

'Dune' will be a satisfying standalone movie, despite being the first of a two-parter. Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi novel is set to be released in December and will cover the first half of the book, but cinematographer Greig…

Denis Villeneuve: Dune's Paul Atreides is like Godfather's Michael Corleone

18 May 2020

Film gossip

Denis Villeneuve believes Dune's Paul Atreides is similar to 'The Godfather' character Michael Corleone. The 52-year-old director has helmed a new version of the sci-fi story – based on Frank Herbert's 1965 novel of the same name – and he thinks that…

David Lynch has 'zero interest' in seeing Dune

21 Apr 2020

Film gossip

David Lynch has "zero interest" in seeing Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune'. The 74-year-old filmmaker admitted that his own 1984 big screen adaptation of Frank Herbert's 1965 book of the same name was a "total failure" for himself and at the box office, and…

Jason Momoa feels Dune is his biggest project

16 Apr 2020

Film gossip

Jason Momoa feels 'Dune' is the biggest project of his career. The 40-year-old actor stars in Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi remake and he believes the project eclipses 'Game of Thrones' and 'Aquaman'. Speaking on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' on Wednesday…

Denis Villeneuve feels Dune is too complicated for one movie

15 Apr 2020

Film gossip

Denis Villeneuve believes that the 'Dune' story was too complicated for just a single film. The 52-year-old director has adapted Frank Herbert's 1965 book of the same name into a two-part sci-fi epic, with the first part set for release in December, and…

Kyle MacLachlan is very excited for Dune remake

6 Feb 2020

Film gossip

Kyle MacLachlan is "very excited" to see Denis Villeneuve's remake of 'Dune'. The 60-year-old actor – who played protagonist Paul Atreides in David Lynch's original 1984 adaptation of Frank Herbert's sci-fi novel – can't wait to see what 'Blade Runner…

Oscar Isaac teases 'nightmarish and shocking' Dune

12 Dec 2019

Film gossip

Oscar Isaac has described Denis Villeneuve's take on sci-fi classic 'Dune' as "nightmarish and brutalist". The 'Ex Machina' actor is set to play Duke Leto Atreides in the 2020 big screen adaptation of Frank Herbert's classic novel, and he has teased…

Stellan Skarsgard: Denis Villeneuve free to put 'personal stamp' on Dune

17 Sep 2019

Film gossip

Stellan Skarsgard says Denis Villeneuve "seems" to have been given "pretty free hands" to direct 'Dune'. The 68-year-old actor stars in the sci-fi epic – a new adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel of the same name – as Baron Harkonnen and has teased that…

Hans Zimmer turned down Tenet for Dune

18 Jul 2019

Film gossip

Hans Zimmer turned down Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' so he could work on 'Dune'. The composer – who has worked with Nolan on several of his films including his Batman trilogy, 'Inception' and 'Dunkirk' – spurned Nolan's latest film as he couldn't turn…

David Dastmalchian hails Denis Villeneuve 'greatest filmmaker of our time'

30 May 2019

Film gossip

David Dastmalchian has hailed Denis Villeneuve one of the "greatest filmmakers of our time" after working with him on 'Dune'. The 34-year-old actor stars in the sci-fi epic – a new adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel of the same name – and has revealed…

Josh Brolin training hard for Dune

25 Mar 2019

Film gossip

Josh Brolin has been left bruised from his training regime for 'Dune'. The 51-year-old actor will play Gurney Halleck, weapons master for House Atreides, who teaches young Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) how to fight in the new adaptation of Frank…

Chang Chen joins Dune reboot

18 Mar 2019

Film gossip

Chang Chen has joined the cast of the 'Dune' reboot. The 42-year-old actor is set to portray physician Dr. Yueh, who serves the Atreides family, in Denis Villeneuve's take on the sci-fi literary classic. Chen and the legendary filmmaker were both on the…

David Dastmalchian joins Dune reboot

21 Feb 2019

Film gossip

David Dastmalchian has joined the cast of the 'Dune' reboot. The 34-year-old actor is the latest star to become part of the ever-growing cast of the sci-fi movie reboot, which is being adapted from Frank Herbert's novel of the same name by director…

Dune reboot gets November 2020 release date

18 Feb 2019

Film gossip

The 'Dune' reboot is set to be released next year. Denis Villeneuve's hotly-anticipated adaptation of the sci-fi novel by Frank Herbert has been given a November 20 release date by Warner Bros. Huge names have been attached to the project, including…

Jason Momoa to join Dune reboot?

15 Feb 2019

Film gossip

Jason Momoa is in talks to join the 'Dune' reboot. The 39-year-old actor is reportedly in negotiations to join the ever-growing cast of 'Dune', the upcoming adaptation of the sci-fi novel by Frank Herbert that is being directed by Denis Villeneuve.

Josh Brolin joins Dune reboot

14 Feb 2019

Film gossip

Josh Brolin is set to join the 'Dune' reboot. The 51-year-old actor is the latest big name attached to Denis Villeneuve's film adaption of Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel, joining a growing and stellar cast that already includes Timothee Chalamet…

Javier Bardem in talks to join Dune reboot

4 Feb 2019

Film gossip

Javier Bardem is reportedly in talks to join the 'Dune' reboot. The 49-year-old actor is in negotiations to join the cast of Denis Villeneuve's film adaption of Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel, joining a growing and stellar cast that already…

Zendaya to join Dune reboot

31 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Zendaya is reportedly in talks to join the 'Dune' remake. The 22-year-old actress is in negotiations to join the cast of Denis Villeneuve's film adaption of Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel, joining a growing and stellar cast that already includes…

Oscar Isaac in final talks for Dune reboot

30 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Oscar Isaac is in final talks to portray Timothee Chalamet's on-screen father Duke Leto Atreides in the 'Dune' reboot. The 39-year-old actor is poised join the 'Call Me By Your Name' star's alter-ego Paul Atreides in Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi movie…

Stellan Skarsgard joins Dune remake as villain

10 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Stellan Skarsgard has been cast as villainous Baron Harkonnen in 'Dune'. The 'Mama Mia! Here We Go Again' actor will play the antagonist, whose family once ruled Arrakis in Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi movie adaption of Frank Herbert's classic novel, which…

Dave Bautista joins Dune reboot

8 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Dave Bautista has joined the 'Dune' reboot. The 49-year-old actor-and-wrestler is set to appear in the sci-fi movie adaption of Frank Herbert's classic novel, which will be directed by Denis Villeneuve, who he worked with on 2017's 'Blade Runner 2049'.

Rebecca Ferguson in talks for Dune reboot

6 Sep 2018

Film gossip

Rebecca Ferguson is in talks to star in a 'Dune' reboot. The 'Greatest Showman' actress looks set to appear in the sci-fi movie, which will be directed by Denis Villeneuve from a script by Eric Roth after Legendary acquired the rights. Sources have told…

Denis Villeneuve wants a break before Dune remake

8 Mar 2017

Film gossip

Denis Villeneuve will get to work on the 'Dune' remake once he's had a rest after completing 'Blade Runner 2049'. The 49-year-old French/Canadian director's schedule has been relentless as once he had finished 'Sicario' he moved straight onto acclaimed…

Denis Villeneuve wants to remake Dune

13 Sep 2016

Film gossip

Denis Villeneuve wants to remake 'Dune'. The 'Sicario' director has turned his attention to the sci-fi genre and recently premiere his alien landing movie 'Arrival' at the Venice Film Festival and he is also helming the 'Blade Runner' sequel. Villeneuve…

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