Dune Movie

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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.

Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, October 1, 2021 (Nationwide)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

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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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: 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: What we know about Dune

Key Facts

  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.

Filming Timeline

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 2021 on Friday, October 1, 2021 (Nationwide release).

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