Warner Bros. has planned Legendary's science-fiction tentpole "Dune" for a November 20, 2020, release in 3D and Imax.
"Aquaman" star Jason Momoa is in talks to join "Dune" reboot with Timothee Chalamet, Javier Bardem, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, Josh Brolin, Oscar Isaac and Zendaya. Production is expected to launch in the spring in Budapest and Jordan.
"Dune" focuses on the battle for the management of the desert planet Arrakis. Chalamet plays Paul Atreides, who is forced to flee into the wilderness, where he eventually becomes governed by the nomadic tribes.
"Arrival" and "Blade Runner 2049" director Denis Villeneuve halves and co-writes the manuscript with Eric Roth and Jon Spaihts. The film will be produced by Villeneuve, Mary Parent and Cale Boyter, with Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, Thomas Tull and Kim Herbert acting as executive producers.
"Dune" is based on Frank Herbert's 1
Warner Bros. Also announced on Friday that it has released release dates for August 14 to British upcoming "Blinded by the Light" story, which it bought at the Sundance Film Festival and November 1, to Edward Norton's drama "Motherless Brooklyn." Norton plays a private detective trying to solve the murder of his mentor and friend, played by Bruce Willis.
David Lynch directed the first movie version of "Dune", which was released in 1984 and star Kyle MacLachlan as Paul Atreides. It was a commercial failure with a $ 30 million gross on a $ 40 million budget.