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Villeneuve’s Dune Sequel Moves Forward

(Last Updated On: November 7, 2019)
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 As Mackans Film has reported before, that a series on HBO Max/Warner Media and the feature-film Dune is in works – now showcasing that a sequel might be a reality.

As many know by now is that Denis Villeneuve Dune – feature film, with release December 2020, has stepped forward as the series showrunner Jon Spaihts has exited as showrunner on the series Dune: Sisterhood to develop a sequel potential for the upcoming sci-fi movie.

The series Dune: Sisterhood is set to be available for the upcoming streaming service from WarnerMedia launching next year. A new showrunner for the series is to be hired. The sequel of the duology has yet to be confirmed by Legendary.

The Hollywood Reporter describes the plot for the classic Frank Herbert novels:

Herbert’s Dune novel examines a future in which humanity has spread across the galaxy to thousands of worlds, all ruled by the Padishah Emperor, The Imperium. Dune: The Sisterhood takes place in the same universe and explores the future through the eyes of a mysterious order of women: the Bene Gesserit. Given abilities by their mastery of the body and the mind, the Bene Gesserit expertly weave through the feudal politics and intrigue of The Imperium, pursuing plans of their own that will ultimately lead them to the enigmatic planet Arrakis — known to its inhabitants as Dune.

There are more than 20 books in the Dune series of which Herbert wrote six of them. His son continued the book-series. Villeneuve and Jon Spaihts are still producing the web-series. Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgård, Charlotte Rampling, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Jason Momoa, Zendaya and Oscar Isaac are among the cast, directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Jon Spaihts.

The production of the movie has already been wrapped and the first movie is slated for release on December 18, 2020

Source: THR.com

 

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