Business Wire

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Return to Arrakis for Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune: Part Two”

Share

Coming off the heels of the critical and box-office success of the six-time Academy Award® winning first film, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Entertainment have begun production on the highly-anticipated follow-up, “Dune: Part Two,” once again directed by Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (“Dune: Part One,” “Arrival,” “Blade Runner 2049”).

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220718005284/en/

To view this piece of content from mms.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Cameras roll on Dune: Part Two (Photo: Business Wire)

The big-screen epic continues the adaptation of Frank Herbert’s acclaimed bestseller DUNE with returning stars including: Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet (“Wonka,” “Call Me by Your Name”), Zendaya (“Spider-Man: No Way Home,” “Malcolm & Marie,” “Euphoria”), Rebecca Ferguson (“Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning”), Oscar winner Javier Bardem (“No Country for Old Men,” “Being the Ricardos”), Oscar nominee Josh Brolin (“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” “Army of the Dead”), Stellan Skarsgård (the “Mamma Mia!” films, “Avengers: Age of Ultron”), Dave Bautista (the “Guardians of the Galaxy” films, “Thor: Love and Thunder”), Oscar nominee Charlotte Rampling (“45 Years,” “Assassin’s Creed”), and Stephen McKinley Henderson (“Fences,” “Lady Bird”). Also joining the returning cast are Austin Butler (“Elvis,” “Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood”) as the notorious Feyd Rautha and screen legend Christopher Walken (“The Deer Hunter,” “Hairspray”) as the Emperor. Florence Pugh (“Black Widow,” “Little Women”), Léa Seydoux (the “James Bond” franchise and “Crimes of the Future”), and Souheila Yacoub (the “No Man’s Land” series, “Climax”) round out the extensive ensemble cast.

This follow-up film will explore the mythic journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen while on a warpath of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he endeavors to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.

Villeneuve is directing “Dune: Part Two” from a screenplay he co-wrote with Jon Spaihts based on Herbert’s novel. The film is being produced by Denis Villeneuve, Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Tanya Lapointe and Patrick McCormick. The executive producers are Josh Grode, Herbert W. Gains, Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, Kim Herbert, Thomas Tull, Jon Spaihts, Richard P. Rubinstein and John Harrison, with Kevin J. Anderson serving as creative consultant.

Once again, Villeneuve is collaborating with Oscar-winning director of photography Greig Fraser (“Lion,” “Zero Dark Thirty,” “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”), three-time Oscar-nominated costume designer Jacqueline West (“The Revenant,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “Quills”), and Oscar-nominated makeup, hair and prosthetic designer Donald Mowat (“Blade Runner 2049”). Multiple Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer (“Blade Runner 2049,” “Inception,” “Gladiator,” “The Lion King”) is again on hand to create the score. Villeneuve is also reteaming with Oscar-winning production designer Patrice Vermette (“Arrival,” “Sicario,” “The Young Victoria”), Oscar-winning editor Joe Walker (“Blade Runner 2049,” “Arrival,” “12 Years a Slave”), three-time Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor Paul Lambert (“First Man,” “Blade Runner 2049”), and Oscar-winning special effects supervisor Gerd Nefzer (“Blade Runner 2049”).

“Dune” is being filmed on location in Budapest, Abu Dhabi, Jordan and Italy. The film is slated for a November 17, 2023 worldwide release from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Entertainment.

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

Brie Dorsey – bdorsey@legendary.com

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire



Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority PJSC announces AED 12.08 billion revenue and 3.30 billion net profit in the first half of 202213.8.2022 09:59:00 CEST | Press release

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority PJSC (ISIN: AED001801011) (Symbol: DEWA), the Emirate of Dubai’s exclusive electricity and water services provider, which is listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), today reported its second quarter 2022 financial results, recording quarterly revenue of AED 7.01 bn and net profit of AED 2.61 bn. For the first half of 2022, DEWA’s revenue is AED 12.08 bn and net profit is AED 3.30 bn. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220812005416/en/ Dubai Electricity and Water Authority PJSC announces AED 12.08 billion revenue and 3.30 billion net profit in the first half of 2022 (Photo: AETOSWire) DEWA’s first half revenue increase of 15% to AED 12.08 bn was mainly driven by an increase in energy and water demand in Dubai. During the first half of 2022 energy demand increased by 6.3% and water demand by 6.4% compared to the same period in 2021. Revenue of DEWA’s majority owned subsidia

Mary Kay Inc. Continues Its Support of Women’s Empowerment at the International Women’s Forum Cornerstone Conference in Chile12.8.2022 18:33:00 CEST | Press release

Mary Kay Inc. continues its support of women’s entrepreneurship, empowerment and thought leadership as a sponsor of the 2022 International Women’s Forum (IWF) Cornerstone Conference. Taking place on 17-18 May in Santiago, the Conference convened global decision makers who explored the most pressing challenges to progress on gender equality for the Latin American region. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220812005257/en/ IWF Latinobarómetro MKI Latin American Women Democracy & Society from a Gender Perspective Research (Graphic: Mary Kay Inc.) For the first time ever, IWF commissioned groundbreaking research as part of its annual conference programming with funding by Mary Kay. Conducted by the Latinobarómetro founded by Marta Lagos, this research, titled “Latin American Women: Democracy & Society from a Gender Perspective,” is the first-ever analysis of a quarter of a century (1995-2020) of public opinion and at

Ipsen Completes Acquisition of Epizyme Expanding Its Portfolio in Oncology12.8.2022 17:35:00 CEST | Press release

Regulatory News: Disclaimer: Intended for international media and investor audiences only Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today announced the closing of the definitive merger agreement under which Ipsen has acquired Epizyme, Inc. (Epizyme). Pursuant to the transaction, Ipsen acquires all outstanding shares of Epizyme for $1.45 per share plus a contingent value right (CVR) of $1.00 per share. Epizyme now operates as ‘an Ipsen company’ at deal close. As part of the transaction, Ipsen acquires Epizyme’s lead medicine, Tazverik® (tazemetostat), a first-in-class, chemotherapy-free EZH2a inhibitor, which was granted Accelerated Approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2020. It is currently indicated for adults with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma (FL) whose tumors are positive for an EZH2 mutation as detected by an FDA-approved test and who have received at least two prior systemic therapies, and for adult patients with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphom

Budweiser Celebrates 100 Days to The FIFA World Cup™ by Partnering with Messi, Neymar Jr. and Sterling to Drop Hundreds of Prizes For Fans Around the World12.8.2022 13:00:00 CEST | Press release

Tomorrow, Budweiser, an Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) global brand will “drop” prizes in select destinations in the lead up to the biggest global sporting event. As the Official Beer of the FIFA World Cup, Budweiser is giving fans the once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience the FIFA World Cup in person by dropping hundreds of red prize boxes in major cities that include signed memorabilia, a year’s supply of Budweiser, and the grand prize of a trip to the tournament. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220812005051/en/ Budweiser's QR code (Graphic: Business Wire) Beginning August 13, coordinates leading to prize boxes will be revealed to fans who scanned exclusive Budweiser QR codes. These exclusive QR codes were shared on Budweiser and athlete partner social accounts earlier this week, spurring curiosity and excitement from eager fans. QR codes appeared in locations commemorating Messi, Neymar Jr. and Sterling;

Q4 Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2022 Results12.8.2022 13:00:00 CEST | Press release

Q4 Inc. (TSX:QFOR) (“Q4” or the “Company”), a leading capital markets communications platform, today announced its financial results for the three and six months period ended June 30, 2022. All amounts are expressed in US dollars unless otherwise stated. “The second quarter results show our continued progress against our overall strategy and vision,” said Darrell Heaps, CEO of Q4. “We achieved double digit recurring revenue growth, driving product adoption with higher ARPA expansion growth, as our customers continued to renew subscriptions at record levels and increase their spend with Q4. Given the challenging macro environment, and with our peak investment period behind us, we are accelerating our path to profitability. With a focus on expanding our operating leverage, initiatives are underway to improve sales efficiency and utilize low cost geographies to drive down operating expenses. Combined with our gross margin expansion, these will bring forward our commitment to be cash and E

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom