Dune: Part Two has been formally greenlit by Legendary Pictures. Director Denis Villeneuve is about to return and is scheduled to choicest on October 20, 2023 solely in theaters.
Legendary and WB introduced the information on social media. In a couple of Tweets, Legendary thanked lovers and stated it is “excited to retain the adventure.”
Thank you to the ones who’ve skilled @dunemovie so far, and those who’re going within the days and weeks in advance. We’re excited to hold the adventure! p.c.twitter.com/mZj68Hnm0A— Legendary (@Legendary) October 26, 2021
Dune was constantly installation as a multi-element film, in particular after the whole name became discovered to be Dune: Part One. But there have been worries that a excessive-idea sci-fi movie like Dune may not gain the sort of target market that might justify a couple of films.
But WB and Legendary executives have been bullish on Dune and WarnerMedia Ann Sarnoff all but confirmed a sequel when she said, “Will we have a sequel to Dune? If you watch the movie, you notice how it ends. I assume you quite a great deal recognise the answer to that.”
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Dune has shown to have a strong container workplace showing, taking in $forty million on its establishing weekend. A respectible performance, specifically for a movie that released concurrently on HBO Max.
Based at the sci-fi novel through Frank Herbert, Dune: Part One ends as Paul Atreides and Jessica in the end hyperlink up with the Fremen. Check out IGN’s explainer on what to anticipate from the now-confirmed Dune Part 2.
IGN’s Dune assessment referred to as Villeneuve’s steeply-priced sci-fi vision an “imperfect epic,” that feels incomplete. But perhaps a complete viewing of Part 1 and a pair of will deliver Dune greater clarity and context.
Matt T.M. Kim is IGN’s News Editor. You can reach him @lawoftd.