Warner Bros. furthermore, Legendary have postponed Denis Villeneuve’s Dune again, with the movie presently receiving a late October delivery date. Villeneuve has turned his attention towards sci-fi lately with Arrival and Blade Runner 2049, and his next project is an adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic novel. Dune stars Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides, Rebecca Ferguson and Oscar Isaac as his folks, and Zendaya as his affection interest Chani.
Warner Bros. has officially reported that Dune has been postponed three weeks. It was planned to arrive in theaters and on HBO Max on October 1, 2021. The new delivery date for Dune is October 22, 2021. The movie will be delivered in IMAX and 3D for its theatrical run. The individuals who would prefer not to make a trip to theaters to see the film in these organizations will still have the option to stream it on HBO Max for no additional charge to subscribers.
The latest Dune delay is quite interesting considering the competition it is facing. The last delivery date would’ve set the movie facing Hotel Transylvania: Transformania and The Addams Family 2, two family-friendly animated films. Dune could’ve been acceptable counter-programming for grown-ups and sci-fi fans, with Venom: Let There Be Carnage’s subsequent end of the week adding more competition. This new date pits Dune against Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho and Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch, which additionally stars Chalamet.
Since WB and Legendary postponed Dune again, many will trust that this is the last time the movie’s delivery date changes. Anticipation remains incredibly high for the sci-fi epic and the possibility of it launching a franchise. The big question facing Dune is whether it will catch the attention of general audiences. It certainly has the star ability to do as such, and Villeneuve’s history represents itself with no issue. However, it was a couple of years prior that Blade Runner 2049 was praised by critics yet underachieved in the cinematic world because of its massive financial plan. Ideally a similar destiny doesn’t await Dune, as long as the movie delivers on its incredible potential.