A brand new report sheds gentle on the place the discharge of Denis Villeneueve’s Dune: Half Two might land if the film is delayed.
Denis Villeneuve’s Dune: Half Two is slated for a November third launch, however there have been rumblings that the sequel could possibly be bumped to 2024 relying on how lengthy the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strike lasts.
The primary Dune film was launched throughout the peak of the pandemic, with a day-and-date launch in theaters and on HBO Max. Denis Villeneuve was sad with this selection, even worrying that it might kill the franchise earlier than it even started. Fortunately, Dune was a box-office success, grossing $402 million and guaranteeing that Dune: Half Two would occur. However Legendary and Warner Bros. are clearly hoping that Dune: Half Two will probably be an even bigger blockbuster, and if Timothée Chalamet (Wonka), Zendaya (Spider-Man: No Manner House), and the opposite stars can’t participate within the promotions, Deadline stories that they could simply push the discharge of the movie again.
In the meanwhile, Dune: Half Two is sticking agency with its November launch, with the studio taking a “wait-and-see” angle. If the movie does shift into 2024, there are a number of dates the place it might land. Warner Bros. has a number of dates earmarked for different films that the Dune sequel might slide into, together with March fifteenth (at present residence to the following MonsterVerse film), April nineteenth, or June twenty first. Deadline’s report states that Legendary has till September earlier than they’ve to choose, however that each one is determined by when the strike will finish.
Dune: Half Two will “discover the mythic journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen whereas on a path of revenge in opposition to the conspirators who destroyed his household. Dealing with a selection between the love of his life and the destiny of the identified universe, he endeavors to forestall a horrible future solely he can foresee.“
Along with Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya, the Dune sequel additionally stars Rebecca Ferguson (Mission: Imattainable – Lifeless Reckoning Half One), Josh Brolin (Avengers: Endgame), Austin Butler (Elvis), Florence Pugh (Oppenheimer), Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3), Christopher Walken (The Deer Hunter), Léa Seydoux ( No Time to Die), Stephen McKinley Henderson (Fences), Stellan Skarsgård (Mamma Mia!), Charlotte Rampling (Murderer’s Creed), and Javier Barden (No Nation for Outdated Males).