‘Dune Part Two’ Synopsis Revealed; Paul Atreides To Avenge Family
Denis Villeneuve has started the production of Dune Part Two. The film will be the follow-up of the six-time Academy Award-winning 2021 epic, Dune. The castings have been listed along with filming locations. This will continue the story based on Frank Hebert’s Dune Novel. That also came with a synopsis reveal.
Dune Part Two will pick up immediately where Part One left off. A young Paul Atreides (Timothee Chalamet) seeking out those that betrayed his family. He will finally be with Zendaya’s Chani and the Fremen. He will have to choose between love and family, as he goes on a warpath. Below is the official synopsis provided by Collider:
“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.”
The film, of course, is helmed by Villeneuve, while Greg Fraser will return to wow us with the cinematography again. Hans Zimmer will return to score the film as well. The two won Academy Awards for their work on the first film. Dune earned Academy Awards for Best Sound, Best Achievement in Visual Effects, Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Best Achievement in Production Design, and Best Achievement in Cinematography. It was an overall success and the studio is looking to replicate that with Part Two.
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Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgard, Josh Brolin, and Dave Bautista will be returning for their respective roles. Elvis standout Austin Butler joins as Feyd Rautha, Christopher Walken will portray the Emperor, and Florence Pugh has joined this incredible ensemble cast. The screenplay is by Denis Villeneuve and Jon Spaihts.
Jon Spaihts and Villeneuve will also serve as producers alongside Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Tanya Lapointe, and Patrick McCormick. The Academy Award-winning team from behind the scenes will all be returning as well. Replicating the success of Dune Part One will be no small feat, but if anybody can get it done it will be this group. The film is set to release on November 17th, 2023 as Villeneuve looks to achieve back-to-back success.
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