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Villeneuve confirms that filming of Dune 2 will begin this year | Digital Trends Spanish

Dune became one of the most successful releases of the past year, and this included not only theatrical releases, but also the film’s arrival on HBO Max.

The adaptation of Frank Herbert’s work was expected for quite some time by science fiction fans, who celebrated the version by Denis Villeneuve.

One of the peculiarities of the film is that it was presented in two parts, which marks a difference with respect to other adaptations. In fact, the delivery that we have just seen barely covers the first half of Herbert’s book.

Now, the filmmaker has confirmed that the filming of the second part of Dune will begin in the coming months.

“We’re supposed to shoot by the end of the summer (in September). I will say that it is mostly designed. What helps us right now is that this is my first time revisiting a universe. So I’m working with the same team, everyone knows what to do, we know how it will be, “explained the director in an interview with Empire.

Director Denis Villeneuve on the set of Dune.

The Canadian filmmaker is aware of the great expectations that exist in the spectators, for the same reason he hopes that the second part of the film will be able to live up to the task and leave the public more than satisfied, despite the challenges that a production of this magnitude entails. .

“The film will be more challenging, but we know where we are stepping. And the script is written, so I feel confident. Frankly, the only big unknown for me right now is the pandemic,” adds the director.

If all goes according to plan, the second part of dunes It should hit theaters in October of next year.

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