Dune Movie

Dune movie is currently in Post-Production

June 8, 2019 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added.

Who's Involved:

Timothee Chalamet, Cale Boyter, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Oscar Isaac, Mary Parent, Stellan Skarsgard, Thomas Tull, Eric Roth, Javier Bardem, Jon Spaihts, Charlotte Rampling, Kim Herbert, Zendaya, Denis Villeneuve, Chang Chen, Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt

Release Date:

Friday, December 18, 2020 (Nationwide)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Dune Plot: What's the story?

Set on the remote desert planet of Arrakis, the one planet that produces the interstellar's sole source of the spice Melange, a empirewide power struggle begins over the control of the spice.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Dune?

  1. Zendaya will play the love interest of Timothee Chalamet’s character (Variety, 1/30/19).
  2. Oscar Isaac will play the father of Timothee Chalamet’s character in the movie (Variety, 1/29/19).
  3. Charlotte Rampling will play the Reverend Mother Mohiam, the emperor’s truthsayer (Hollywood Reporter, 1/15/19).
  4. 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).
  5. 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).
  6. Based on Frank Herbert's novel, which was published in 1965.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Dune?

A look at the Dune behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Denis Villeneuve last directed Blade Runner 2049 and Arrival.


Cale Boyter
Brian Herbert
Mary Parent
Thomas Tull

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Production Timeline: When did the Dune come together?

On or about June 8, 2019 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about July 19, 2018 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

Eyeing an early 2019 production start.

On or about November 21, 2016 • The film was in Development status.

Legendary Pictures has acquired the rights from the Frank Herbert's iconic novel Dune.

On or about March 22, 2011 • The film was in Development status.

Paramount's option to produce Dune expired, Richard Rubinstein will decide whether to use Chase Palmer's script or start over.

On or about October 28, 2009 • The film was in Development status.

Dune Release Date: When is it coming out?

Dune is coming out in 2020 on Friday, December 18, 2020 (Nationwide release). There are 2 other movies coming out on the same date, including West Side Story and Coming to America 2.
United States
December 18, 2020 Nationwide
December 18, 2020

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