Director Denis Villeneuve set out to adapt Frank Herbert’s iconic novelDune with two films. Now the second entry, titled Dune: Part Two, is on the way – and the first official trailer has dropped.
The footage reveals a return from numerous characters introduced in the first film. And, naturally, quite a few newcomers as well. Though it’s clear that this film isn’t so much a sequel as it is the second half of the first film’s story. Now fans can see the next part of Frank Herbert’s iconic story faithfully adapted for the big screen.
Here’s the newly-released official trailer for Dune: Part Two:
Of course, we’ll likely have much more footage from the film in the coming months. The movie won’t be hitting theaters until November. For now, however, this is a great glimpse and it’s clear that the film will match its predecessor in terms of both style and quality.
“Dune: Part Two, the big-screen epic continues the adaptation of Frank Herbert’s best-selling novel Dune, 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.”
Denis Villeneuve directed Dune: Part Two following his work on the first film. He co-wrote the film with Jon Spaihts based on the novel by Frank Herbert.
The ensemble cast includes Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Austin Butler, Florence Pugh, Dave Bautista, Christopher Walken, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Léa Seydoux, Stellan Skarsgård, Charlotte Rampling, and Javier Bardem.
Fans will be able to see Dune: Part Two on November 3, 2023. Stay tuned to ScreenGeek for any additional updates regarding the highly-anticipated follow-up as we have them.