On Monday, Warner Bros released a series of character posters from Dune, its upcoming sci-fi tentpole directed by Denis Villeneuve. The movie has been in the news ever since it was announced and curiosity around it has always remained the same even after it hit a deadlock over the pandemic restrictions et al.
Dune is a 1965 novel by Frank Herbert and the book was turned into a 1984 movie starring Kyle MacLachlan. The movie will have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September before it hits theatres and HBO Max on October 22nd. Dune’s cast includes Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, Sharon Duncan Brewster, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Zendaya, Chang Chen, David Dastmalchian, Charlotte Rampling, Jason Momoa and Javier Bardem.
Dune’s character posters revealed today via the film’s social media pages include Timothee Chalamet, who stars as Paul Atreides; Zendaya as Chani; Ferguson as Lady Jessica; Momoa as Duncan Idaho; Isaac as Duke Leto Atreides; Bardem as Stilgar; Brolin as Gurney Halleck; and Skarsgard as Baron Vladimir Harkonnen. The plot revolves around Atreides, a brilliant and talented man born with a great fate that he cannot comprehend and who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to secure the future of his family and people. Malicious forces breakout into conflicts over the sole supply of the planet with the most precious resource there is, a commodity that can unleash the greatest potential of humanity. Only those who can overcome their fear will survive.
A new frame from the film shows Zendaya, Timothee Chalamet and their co-stars Rebecca Ferguson and Javier Bardem. Every teaser and frame released for the film adds a new crease to what we know about the upcoming film and most importantly just adds more hype around the long-awaited blockbuster. Here is the pic from Twitter:
Villeneuve directed from a screenplay he co-wrote with Jon Spaihts and Eric Roth. Mary Parent, Villeneuve, Cale Boyter and Joe Caracciolo Jr. are producers. Tanya Lapointe, Joshua Grode, Herbert W Gains, Spaihts, Thomas Tull, Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt and Kim Herbert are executive producers.
Check out the first character posters below from the upcoming movie Dune, starring Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, and more.
Check out the trailer for the movie if you missed it.