Dune ( Denis Villeneuve ) Making of & Behind the Scenes

Dune 2021 , Director : Denis Villeneuve, Writers : Jon Spaihts , Denis Villeneuve , Eric Roth, Stars : Dave Bautista , Dave Bautista , Timothée Chalamet , Rebecca Ferguson , Zendaya 

Dune ( Denis Villeneuve ) Making of & Behind the Scenes

Dune (titled onscreen as Dune: Part One) is a 2021 American epic science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve, who co-wrote the screenplay with Jon Spaihts and Eric Roth. It is the first of a two-part adaptation of the 1965 novel of the same name from Frank Herbert‘s Dune franchise. Set in the far distant future, the film follows Paul Atreides as his family, the noble House Atreides, is thrust into a war for the deadly and inhospitable desert planet Arrakis. The ensemble cast includes Timothée ChalametRebecca FergusonOscar IsaacJosh BrolinStellan SkarsgårdDave BautistaStephen McKinley HendersonZendayaChang ChenSharon Duncan-BrewsterCharlotte RamplingJason Momoa and Javier Bardem.

The film is the third adaptation of Dune following David Lynch‘s 1984 film and John Harrison‘s 2000 television miniseries. After an unsuccessful attempt by Paramount Pictures to produce a new adaptation, Legendary Entertainment acquired the Dune film and television rights in 2016, with Villeneuve signing on as director in February 2017. Production contracts were secured only for the first film, relying on its success before a sequel would be produced. Principal photography took place from March to July 2019 at locations including BudapestJordanNorway, and Abu Dhabi.

Dune was scheduled for a late 2020 release, but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film premiered at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 3, 2021, before its international release on September 15; it was then released in United States theaters and streaming on HBO Max on October 22. Dune was a box office success, earning $402 million on a $165 million budget. It was well received by critics and audiences, with praise for Villeneuve’s direction and screenplay, the visual effects, ambition, costume design, Hans Zimmer‘s musical score, cinematography, and faithfulness to the source material. The film won six awards at the 94th Academy Awards and was nominated in four other categories, including Best Picture, in addition to receiving numerous other accolades. A sequel, Dune: Part Two, is set for release on March 1, 2024.

Dune | Official Main Trailer

Dune: Part Two | Official Trailer 3

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