Dune, one of the most anticipated science fiction films of recent times, has again delayed its theatrical release and HBO Max. Thus, and after several delays due to the global coronavirus pandemic, Dune will now reach theaters and the streaming platform simultaneously next October 22 instead of the 1st of the same month, as planned until now. This has been confirmed since Warner Bros.
Dune is delayed a few weeks, again
And although there is no official reason from Warner Bros., it seems that the company would like to give a little more space at the box office to the new James Bond installment, No time to die, another of many films that chains one delay after another and that has its premiere scheduled for the October 8th.
Although the new Dune date also moves the new Clint Eastwood movie on the calendar, Cry Macho, which will now be released on September, 17th. However, fans of science fiction in general and the Dune franchise in particular hope that the return of an icon of the genre does not move more than dates. In Dune, Paul AtreidesYou must fulfill your destiny and travel to the most dangerous planet in the known universe to protect the future of yours.
Dune presumes one exceptional cast with names like Timothée Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name), Rebecca Ferguson (Mission: Impossible – Fallout), Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker), Josh Brolin (Avengers: Infinity War), Stellan Skarsgard (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy), zendaya (Spider-Man: Homecoming), Sharon Duncan-Brewster (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Charlotte Rampling (Assassin’s Creed), Jason Momoa (Aquaman) y Javier Bardem (No country for old men).
The filmmaker Denis Villeneuve directs the remake of Dune under the script co-written with Jon Spaihts and Eric Roth based on the original novel of the same name by Frank Herbert. Dune, finally and if there are no more surprises, it will be released in theaters and HBO Max the next October 22, 2021.
Source | Variety