A few weeks after the release of “Dune” in theaters, everyone understood that a sequel had to see the light of day. The little suspense that remained has just ended since this part 2 has finally been officially announced.
Denis Villeneuve attacked the monument Dune
It was one of the most anticipated films of the year and Dune made the talk when it was released in theaters. The new feature film by Denis Villeneuve was not unanimous but it was difficult as the basic material is rich and adored by an army of fans. It was necessary to keep in mind that this Dune was to be the first part of a larger set. Denis Villeneuve intended to make two films to precisely capture the story of Paul Atréides. The young man, played by Timothée Chalamet, had an eventful start to his career. Not only has his family been betrayed, but he must also assume his status as messiah with the Fremen people.
A sequel formalized with a release date
Dune is to be taken as a presentation of the characters and the issues. The biggest piece will arrive in a sequel that has just been officially announced. Legendary has just revealed that Part 2 is in development.
He thought that the box office results of Dune were going to be observed and that they could have conditioned the birth of a part 2. The film did not go so well, with only $ 223 million collected around the world. A disappointing score, but a very specific context must be taken into account. Because of the pandemic, Dune was uploaded at the same time on HBO Max in the United States. The rest will normally only be shown in theaters. We also know when it will land. In addition to the announcement, we learned that Dune 2 is expected in American theaters in October 2023. All the known cast will be back, as will Denis Villeneuve behind the camera and Hans Zimmer on the music.
Those who know the universe of Dune in paper version know roughly what it is going to be about in this part 2, with Paul who must assume himself as a prophet and Chani (Zendaya) who will have a greater importance. With Denis Villeneuve still in charge, the formal approach should not be jostled. What will not do the business of the detractors of the previous episode …