Dune, produced by Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, directed by Oscar-nominated Denis Villeneuve (New Beginning, Blade Runner 2049), is the cinematic adaptation of Frank Herbert's groundbreaking bestseller of the same title.
Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides' extraordinary, full of adventures and emotions journey. This brilliant and talented young man is destined for a wonderful destiny that he himself cannot comprehend. But first, Paul must go to the most dangerous planet in the universe to save his family and countrymen. A fierce conflict erupts on the planet over access to the most valuable known substances that cannot be found anywhere else. It releases people's greatest potential. But only those who overcome their fear will survive the war.
The film features Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet (Those days, those nights), Rebecca Ferguson (Doctor Sen), Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Oscar nominee Josh Brolin (Citizen Milk, Deadpool 2, Avengers: War Without Borders) ), Stellan Skarsgård (Mamma Mia! Series, Avengers: Age of Ultron), Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy series, Avengers: Endgame), Zendaya (HBO Euforia series, Spider-Man: Homecoming), David Dastmalchian (Ant- Man), Stephen Henderson (Fences, Lady Bird) as well as Oscar-nominated Charlotte Rampling (45, Assassin's Creed), Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Chang Chen (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Grandmaster) and Oscar winner Javier Bardem (This is not a country for old people, Skyfall.)
Villeneuve directed Dune and, with Erik Roth and Jon Spaihts, wrote the screenplay based on the novel by Herbert. The producers of the film are Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Joe Caracciolo and Villeneuve himself. The executive producers are Tanya Lapointe, Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, Kim Herbert, Thomas Tull, Jon Spaihts, Richard P. Rubinstein, John Harrison and Herbert W. Gains. The creative consultant is Kevin J. Anderson.
For the Villeneuve team he once again selected the Oscar-nominated set designer Patrice Vermette (New Beginning, Sicario, Young Victoria), and the Oscar-nominated editor Joe Walker twice (Blade Runner 2049, New Beginning, Captive. 12 Years a Slave) , twice Oscar-winning visual effects creator Paul Lambert (First Man, Blade Runner 2049) and Oscar-winning special effects specialist Gerd Nefzer (Blade Runner 2049). For the first time, he collaborated with the Oscar-winning cinematographer Greig Fraser (Lion. The Way Home, Enemy Number One, Rogue One, Star Wars Stories), three-time Oscar-nominated costume designer Jacqueline West (The Ghost, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Poison Pen ) and her assistant Bob Morgan and stunt coordinator Tom Struthers (The Dark Knight trilogy, Inception). Oscar-winning and repeatedly nominated composer Hans Zimmer (Blade Runner 2049, Inception, Gladiator, The Lion King) is the author of the soundtrack.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Introduce Legendary Pictures Production, Denis Villeneuve's "Dune".
The film is slated to hit theaters on October 22, 2021.