If you’ve already watched Dune and liked it, we have good news! Actor Timothée Chalamet confirmed on his Instagram this Tuesday (26) that the film will gain a sequel. In the post, there is only the name of the movie and “Part 2” below.
Legendary Entertainment confirmed the news soon after, thanking the audience. “Thank you to those who have already watched and also to those who will go in the coming days and weeks. We are looking forward to continuing the journey!”, he says.
This is only the beginning…
— Legendary (@Legendary) October 26, 2021
Warner Bros. will be responsible for distributing the film, which even has a preview forecast: October 10, 2023.
Directed by Dennis Villeneuve, the film had Warner Bros.‘s highest-grossing debut. since the beginning of the pandemic, with US$ 40.1 million in the United States alone. Before Dune, the landmark was Godzilla vs. Kong, which grossed $31.7 million on its debut.
Dune is a science fiction set in the distant future, where humanity has already managed to colonize other planets. One of them is Atreides, where Paul (Timothée Chalamet) lives, a young man who has rare gifts and, on the most hostile planet in the universe, needs to find a way to guarantee the future of his people.
The cast includes Zendaya, Rebecca Fergunson, Jason Momoa, Oscar Isaac, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Batista and Javier Bardem.