The first trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” shows Planet Arrakis in chaos
Beyond fear, destiny awaits.
Legendary Pictures has pulled down the wraps off Dune, Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of the science-fiction epic written by Frank Herbert. The official trailer has just dropped.
The three-minute trailer tells new viewers just enough information about the story: a messianic figure (played by Timothée Chalamet) goes on a perilous journey to save a civilization on its final breaths, all crazed and frenzied about a rare commodity that fuels its world.
Working with screenwriters Jon Spaihts (Doctor Strange) and Eric Roth (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Villeneuve reimagines Frank Herbert’s 1965 epic adventure. David Lynch took a stab at it in 1984, a film that, like the civilization depicted in it, is doomed to collapse thanks to its producers.
Flash forward to 2020, and it looks like we might just have the film to do Herbert’s novel justice. Villeneuve’s films have always inquisitive pieces, and recently with films like Arrival and Blade Runner 2049, the director appears ardent about bigger, more existential questions.
Featuring an all-star cast including Chalamet, Dave Bautista, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Zendaya, and Jason Momoa, Dune is set to hit theaters in the Philippines in January 2021.
Watch the full trailer here:
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