Director Denis Villenueve (The arrival, Blade Runner 2049), premiered a preview of his film Dune (Danube, 2021) aiming for its fall premiere.
The $ 160 million production stars Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebeca Ferguson and Oscar Isaac, among others, landing on their promise to bring the adjectives of spectacular and epic to the big screen.
Created in 1965 by science fiction writer Frank Herbet, Dune became the reference work of fans of the genre, whose anticipation novel showed what an arid world covered by dunes would be like, when technology is used to provide it with opportunities to flourish, in contrast to those who abuse its natural resources and extract its essence. In this case it is the special call, which provides power and energy to the engines of every spacecraft.
In the trailer, Villenueve reveals that his film will consist of space battles, struggles between houses and dynasties, as well as an ecological background, with Prince Paul Atreides (Chalamet) at the center, whom the planet’s inhabitants take as the nickname of Dune. They, Arrakis, perceive him as a future savior from the oppression of the mighty ones of the galaxies.
«I wanted to make this movie since I read as a teenager Dunas»Villenueve shared before presenting the first 10 minutes of his film.
While in the United States the premiere of Dune It will be via the HBO Max streaming system for four weeks, world moviegoers will be able to attend theaters, weeks after it has its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival, where it will also seek to take off its campaign towards the Oscar award.
Warner Brothers seeks that also Dune convene a diverse audience of different ages. While Emmy winner Zendaya (Euphporia, Spider-Man: Homecoming) and Chalamet will invoke the youngest, the presence of Ferguson (MI: Fallout), Issac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy), Jason Momoa (Aquaman) and Javier Bardem (007: Sky Fall) calls for post-university students to attend the film event.