Dune received an amazing new trailer on Thursday, revealing more of Frank Herbert’s upcoming adaptation. The film hits theaters and on October 22, and fans across the United States also got to see the first 10 minutes at IMAX preview events.
The film tells the story of the battle to control the dusty desert planet Arrakis, which is the only source of high value spice (also known as the blend). This drug can prolong human life, provides superhuman levels of thought, and enables faster-than-light travel.
The all-star cast includes Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides, as well as (deep breathing) Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Rampling, Dave Bautista, Jason Momoa, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin and Stellan Skarsgård.
happened almost a year ago, because it was from its release date in December 2020 due to the .
It is directed by Oscar winner Denis Villeneuve, whose previous sci-fi work includes The Incredible Arrival and. It was to release the film on HBO Max, writing in Variety that it won’t be lucky enough to make enough money and that the studio “might have killed the Dune franchise.” A sequel is planned to complete the story of Herbert’s novel, as well as the spin-off of the television series Dune: The Sisterhood.
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