Dune movie production status is currently Post-Production
June 8, 2019 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added.
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" , "Little Women"
"Reminiscence" , "Mission: Impossible 7"
"Army of the Dead" , "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3"
Stellan Skarsgard ... Baron Harkonnen [villain]
"Thor: The Dark World" , "The Painted Bird"
Charlotte Rampling ... Reverend Mother Mohiam
"Red Sparrow" , "Euphoria"
"The Addams Family 2 " , "X-Men: Apocalypse"
Who's making Dune: Crew List
Watch: Dune Trailers & Videos
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.
- 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.