To console us for the new postponement of the release date of Dunes, Legendary Pictures has released online 8 spectacular character posters of the protagonists of the film Denis Villeneuve that we can admire in the article
Although we will have to wait until the fall to enjoy this new adaptation of the 1965 science fiction novel by Frank Herbert, we will be able to enjoy a first look at the planet Arrakis and the universe of Dune during the next Venice Film Festival.
The film, in fact, will be screened out of competition, as a world premiere, at the 78th International Film Festival of the Venice Biennale which will take place from 1 to 11 September 2021.
Dune plot, trailer and details
Set on planet Arrakis, we find ourselves exploring the story of two galactic royal families at war, the House of Atreides and the House of Harkonnen. When Duke Leto Atreides is assassinated, his son Paul and wife Jessica escape only to be saved by the Fremen, who become Paul’s personal army against the Harkonnen as they develop powers from the spice, a substance that extends life and makes possible the interstellar travel. A tangled web of royal intrigue is revealed as the Emperor and other cosmic powers attempt to wipe out the house of Atreides.
The protagonist will be Timothée Chalamet, in the role of Paul Atreides. Her mother, Lady Jessica, will be played by Rebecca Ferguson. Duke Leto will have the face of Oscar Isaac, flanked by loyal Gurney Halleck and Duncan Idaho played by Josh Brolin is Jason Mamoa. Zendaya instead it will be Chani, a mysterious Fremen girl who will capture Paul’s interest; the girl’s Fremen tribe will be led by Javier Bardem, in the guise of Stilgar. The main antagonists will be Stellan Skarsgård, the evil Baron Harkonnen, and Dave Bautista, in the guise of his nephew Rabban.
Denis Villeneuve he directed Dunes and co-wrote the script with Jon Spaihts ed Eric Roth, based on the novel of the same name written by Frank Herbert. The film is produced by Mary Parent, Denis Villeneuve, Cale Boyter is Joe Caracciolo, Jr. Executive producers are Tanya Lapointe, Joshua Grode, Herbert W. Gains, Jon Spaihts, Thomas Tull, Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt is Kim Herbert.
The film will be released in theaters with stars and stripes on October 22, 2021.