Not surprisingly, all signs pointed to a “Dune” sequel by the time Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s novel opened in American theaters (Warner Bros. CEO Ann Sarnoff confirmed the film’s sequel on Oct. 21, a day earlier). the opening of the film). On October 26, Legendary Entertainment and Warner Bros. officially confirmed that “Dune: Part Two” was officially included.
As Villeneuve himself announced in a statement: “I just received word from Legendary that we are officially moving forward with Dune: Part Two. It’s been a dream of mine to adapt Frank Herbert’s “Dune,” and I’m grateful to the fans, cast and crew, Legendary, and Warner Bros. for supporting this dream. This is just the beginning.”
So where does the “Dune” franchise go from here? Below, IndieWire has rounded up all the major details currently known about “Dune: Part Two.” We’ll update the summary below as more news about the “Dune” sequel comes to light.
Zack Sharf contributed to this story.
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