Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ Gets New Trailer & Character Posters

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22 Jul 21

Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated new movie adaptation of the classic Frank Herbert sci-fi novel ‘Dune’ has landed a brand new trailer, along with a set of character posters for the film, which premieres this October worldwide.

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.

The film stars Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet (‘Call Me by Your Name’, ‘Little Women’), Rebecca Ferguson (‘Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep’, ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’), Oscar Isaac (the ‘Star Wars’ franchise) Oscar nominee Josh Brolin (‘Milk’, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’), Stellan Skarsgård (HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’, ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’), Dave Bautista (the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ films, ‘Avengers: Endgame’), Stephen McKinley Henderson (‘Fences’, ‘Lady Bird’), Zendaya (‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’, HBO’s ‘Euphoria’), Chang Chen (‘Mr. Long’, ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’), David Dastmalchian (‘Blade Runner 2049’, ‘The Dark Knight’), Sharon Duncan-Brewster (‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’, Netflix’s ‘Sex Education’), with Oscar nominee Charlotte Rampling (’45 Years’, ‘Assassin’s Creed’), with Jason Momoa (‘Aquaman’, HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’), and Oscar winner Javier Bardem (‘No Country for Old Men’, ‘Skyfall’).

Villeneuve directed ‘Dune’ from a screenplay by Jon Spaihts and Villeneuve and Eric Roth based on the novel of the same name written by Frank Herbert. Villeneuve also produced the film with Mary Parent, Cale Boyter and Joe Caracciolo, Jr. The executive producers are Tanya Lapointe, Joshua Grode, Herbert W. Gains, Jon Spaihts, Thomas Tull, Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt and Kim Herbert.

Along with the trailer above, they also released a set of character posters (below) featuring Beast Rabban (Dave Bautista), Thufir Hawat (Stephen McKinley Henderson), Dr. Yueh (Chang Chen), Reverend Mother Mohiam (Charlotte Rampling), Piter De Vries (David Dastmalchian), and Liet Kynes (Sharon Duncan-Brewster).

‘Dune’ is set to release in UK and US cinemas on Friday, 22 October 2021. If you’re in the USA, it will also land on HBO Max on the same date.