Denis Villeneuve’s intricately constructed Dune universe will maintain moving into Half Two after a really profitable launch for Half One on all fronts.
It seems like the times of growth hell for Frank Herbert’s Dune are over, as Legendary Leisure has confirmed there shall be a Dune Half: Two sooner or later, which isn’t too stunning contemplating the primary movie’s early reception. In accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, the sequel is slated for launch on October 22, 2023.
Previous to this announcement, Denis Villeneuve’s Dune had been the topic of some hypothesis concerning how Warner Bros. would measure the success of the movie, whose funds was within the $165 million area. With a parallel HBO Max launch doubtlessly disrupting field workplace earnings, the studio was rumored to rely extra closely on streaming numbers to gauge curiosity in it, although that hasn’t stopped Dune from making millions all over the world.
All of this is perhaps the rationale why Legendary Leisure broke the information through a Twitter publish that Dune: Half One is just the start of the franchise’s new cinematic chapter and Half Two has formally been given the inexperienced gentle. Though the tweet didn’t give out any additional particulars, it’s all however confirmed that Half Two will keep on with the identical director seeing as Villeneuve has big plans for a Dune sequel. “We’re excited to proceed the journey,” Legendary wrote within the publish, which additionally thanked moviegoers who’ve skilled Dune: Half One already in addition to those that will see it within the coming days and weeks.
On the time of writing Dune has recouped a wholesome $223.2 million in field workplace income worldwide, which places the movie effectively on observe to show a revenue for Warner Bros. Nevertheless, most significantly, Villeneuve’s fashion has gained over most critics and followers of Dune with a surprising visible masterpiece. With the likes of Christopher Nolan praising the new Dune adaptation, it’s no shock the sequel has been accepted.
Villeneuve is, after all, no stranger to creating lovely movies corresponding to Arrival and Blade Runner 2049, although the latter’s cult-like standing has in all probability saved it away from the eyes of an viewers as huge as Dune‘s. In any case, Dune: Half Two shall be a aid for anybody who’s already watched half one and was left questioning what occurs subsequent on the planet of Arrakis.
Whereas variations between e book and movie are at all times to be anticipated, Villeneuve’s Dune even begins off in a totally completely different method and cuts the story quick at round what can be the 500-page mark for Herbert’s first novel. In any case, there’ll in all probability be loads of time to meet up with Dune‘s huge 30,000 years timeline till then.
Dune is at present out there in theaters and on HBO Max.
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