Friday, October 22, 2021 (Nationwide)
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Plot: What's the story about?
A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive.
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Who stars in Dune: Cast List
Timothee Chalamet ... Paul Atreides
"Don't Look Up" , "The French Dispatch"
Rebecca Ferguson ... Lady Jessica
"Mission: Impossible 7" , "Reminiscence"
Dave Bautista ... Glossu 'Beast' Rabban
"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" , "Army of the Dead"
Stellan Skarsgard ... Baron Harkonnen [villain]
"Thor: The Dark World" , "The Avengers"
Charlotte Rampling ... Reverend Mother Mohiam
"Benedetta" , "Swimming Pool"
Oscar Isaac ... Duke Leto Atreides
"The Addams Family 2 " , "Armageddon Time"
Zendaya ... Chani
"Spider-Man: No Way Home" , "The Greatest Showman"
Javier Bardem ... Stilgar
"Being the Ricardos" , "Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile"
Jason Momoa ... Duncan Idaho
"Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom" , "Zack Snyder's Justice League"
Chang Chen ... Dr. Wellington Yueh
"Grandmasters" , "Eros"
Josh Brolin ... Gurney Halleck
"Flag Day" , "Into the Blue"
David Dastmalchian ... Piter De Vries
"The Last Voyage of the Demeter" , "The Suicide Squad"
Who's making Dune: Crew List
Production: What we know about Dune?
- Zendaya will play the love interest of Timothee Chalamet’s character (Variety, 1/30/19).
- Oscar Isaac will play the father of Timothee Chalamet’s character in the movie (Variety, 1/29/19).
- Charlotte Rampling will play the Reverend Mother Mohiam, the emperor’s truthsayer (Hollywood Reporter, 1/15/19).
- Stellan Skarsgard will play villain Baron Harkonnen, whose family previously ruled Arrakis and has a long hatred of the Atreides family (Hollywood Reporter, 1/9/2019).
- Rebecca Ferguson will play Atreides’ mother, Lady Jessica, who escapes with him into the desert and helps him become a savior in their eyes (Hollywood Reporter, 9/7/18).
- Based on Frank Herbert's novel, which was published in 1965.
- July 2021: The film was in Completed status.
- June 2019: The film was in Post-Production status.
- July 2018: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- November 2016: The film was in Development status.
- March 2011: The film was in Development status.
- October 2009: The film was in Development status.
Eyeing an early 2019 production start.
Legendary Pictures has acquired the rights from the Frank Herbert's iconic novel Dune.
Paramount's option to produce Dune expired, Richard Rubinstein will decide whether to use Chase Palmer's script or start over.
Dune Release Date: When was the film released?
Dune was released in 2021 on Friday, October 22, 2021 (Nationwide release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including The Electrical Life of Louis Wain, Ron's Gone Wrong and The French Dispatch.