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Dune is a science fiction franchise created by American author Frank Herbert. It began with the publication of the novel “Dune” in 1965 and has since expanded into a series of novels, short stories, and other media adaptations.

The original novel, “Dune,” is set in the distant future and follows the story of Paul Atreides, a young nobleman from the planet Caladan. Paul’s family is assigned control of the desert planet Arrakis, also known as Dune, which is the only source of a valuable spice called melange. The novel explores themes of politics, religion, ecology, and the interplay between various factions in a complex and intricately crafted universe.

“Dune” became immensely popular and won both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for Best Novel. Frank Herbert went on to write five more novels set in the Dune universe, including “Dune Messiah,” “Children of Dune,” “God Emperor of Dune,” “Heretics of Dune,” and “Chapterhouse: Dune.” These novels delve deeper into the complex political and social dynamics of the universe and follow the legacy of Paul Atreides and his descendants.

In addition to Frank Herbert’s original novels, the Dune universe has been expanded by other authors. Frank Herbert’s son, Brian Herbert, and co-author Kevin J. Anderson have written numerous prequels and sequels to the original series, known as the “Dune prequel series” and the “Dune sequel series,” respectively. These additional books explore events that take place before and after the events of Frank Herbert’s original novels.

Dune Part 2 trailer

The popularity of the Dune franchise has also led to adaptations in other media. In 1984, a film adaptation of “Dune” directed by David Lynch was released. While it received mixed reviews upon release, it has since gained a cult following. In 2000, the Sci-Fi Channel (now Syfy) produced a miniseries titled “Frank Herbert’s Dune,” which was followed by a sequel miniseries, “Children of Dune,” in 2003. A new film adaptation of “Dune,” directed by Denis Villeneuve, was released in 2021, with plans for a sequel to continue the story.

“Dune” has had a significant influence on the science fiction genre and is often regarded as one of the greatest works of science fiction literature. Its exploration of complex themes, detailed world-building, and memorable characters have captivated readers for decades.

  1. Setting: The Dune universe is set in a far future where interstellar travel is possible. The known universe is governed by a feudal system, with various noble houses, political factions, and powerful organizations vying for control and resources.
  2. The Spice Melange: The planet Arrakis, or Dune, is central to the story because it is the only known source of the spice melange. Melange is a highly valuable substance with many unique properties. It extends life, enhances mental and physical abilities, and allows for interstellar navigation. Control over the spice is a major driver of the conflicts in the series.
  3. Factions and Houses: The Dune universe features numerous factions and noble houses, each with their own agendas and motivations. The most prominent houses include House Atreides, House Harkonnen, and House Corrino. These houses, along with other groups such as the Bene Gesserit sisterhood and the Spacing Guild, play significant roles in the political and power struggles of the universe.
  4. Bene Gesserit: The Bene Gesserit are an all-female order with exceptional mental and physical abilities. They have been selectively breeding individuals for generations in pursuit of a prophesied super-being called the Kwisatz Haderach. The Bene Gesserit also manipulate political events and have significant influence behind the scenes.
  5. Sandworms and the Desert Planet: Arrakis is a harsh desert planet inhabited by giant sandworms. These creatures are vital to the production of melange, and their relationship with the planet’s ecology is a central aspect of the story. The Fremen, the native people of Arrakis, have adapted to the desert environment and possess unique skills and customs.
  6. Themes: Dune explores several thought-provoking themes, including the nature of power, religion, environmentalism, and the influence of prescience and destiny on human affairs. It delves into the complexities of human nature and the consequences of political and social manipulation.
  7. Cultural Influences: The Dune series draws inspiration from various cultures and philosophical concepts, such as Middle Eastern and Arabic influences, Zen Buddhism, Islamic mysticism, and ecological theories. These influences contribute to the rich and diverse world-building of the series.
  8. Legacy: Frank Herbert’s original Dune novels have left a lasting impact on the science fiction genre and have inspired countless authors and filmmakers. The complex narrative, intricate world-building, and exploration of deep themes have made Dune a beloved and enduring franchise.
  9. Timothee Chalamet’s prophet turns into a rebel leader on the desert planet Arrakis to avenge his father’s murder by the Harkonnens and the Emperor in the second trailer of Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated sci-fi epic Dune: Part Two.
  10. Dropped by Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday, the three-minute-three-second-long trailer begins with a voiceover outlining House Atreides’s century-long struggle against the Harkonnens. We then see Zendaya’s Chani helping Paul Atreides (Chalamet) after they are attacked by the Harkonnens. Chani, however, declares that she is not fighting for Paul but for her own people. We also get glimpses of a blossoming romance between the duo.
  11. Timothee Chalamet’s prophet turns into a rebel leader on the desert planet Arrakis to avenge his father’s murder by the Harkonnens and the Emperor in the second trailer of Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated sci-fi epic Dune: Part Two.
  12. Dropped by Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday, the three-minute-three-second-long trailer begins with a voiceover outlining House Atreides’s century-long struggle against the Harkonnens. We then see Zendaya’s Chani helping Paul Atreides (Chalamet) after they are attacked by the Harkonnens. Chani, however, declares that she is not fighting for Paul but for her own people. We also get glimpses of a blossoming romance between the duo.
  13. The video clip then shows Paul becoming a member of the Fremen tribe on the desert planet Arrakis. He gets reunited with his old mentor Gurney Halleck (Josh Brolin). We are then introduced to Princess Irulan (Florence Pugh) who informs the Emperor (Christopher Walken) about Paul’s survival. This is followed by a sandworm ride with Paul leading Fremen to a rebellion against the Harkonnens.
  14. Austin Butler’s Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen, who is Baron Harkonnen’s younger nephew and the planned successor of Arrakis, also features in the trailer in a gladiatorial duel. We see a confrontation between the Emperor and Paul followed by a glimpse of a destructive war. The trailer ends with Paul rallying his Fremen tropes with a warcry in their native language.
  15. Dune: Part Two is the second of the two-part adaptation based on Frank Hernert’s 1965 science-fiction fantasy novel Dune and the sequel to 2021’s Dune, which received six Oscars. It is directed by Denis Villeneuve, who is known for films like Prisoners, Incendies, Enemy and Blade Runner 2049.
  16. The fantasy sci-fi film also features Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Stellan Skarsgård, Charlotte Rampling, Javier Bardem and Léa Seydoux in key roles.
  17. Dune: Part Two is set to hit the theatres on November 3.
  18. The trailer has stunning visuals and a powerful background score that perfectly complements
  19. You don’t need a Spice-induced vision to see Dune: Part Two coming your way. The sci-fi sequel is one of the most highly-anticipated movies of the year, and it is slated to premiere in the U.S. on Friday, Nov. 3 only in theaters. Here’s everything we know about the movie so far.
  20. Dune – or Dune: Part One – premiered in the fall of 2021 simultaneously on HBO Max and in theaters, and it was a commercial and critical success. Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel Dune has been adapted before but many fans have speculated over the years that it would be impossible to do a true, faithful adaptation. Director Denis Villeneuve came closer than anyone, in part by splitting Herbert’s first novel in halfPart One covered only about half of the first book, while Dune: Part Two will finish that story this fall. Herbert wrote six books in total, and others have carried on the story past that point, so there may be more movies to come.
  21. Dune: Part Two was not officially greenlit until the first movie had premiered, and filming began almost immediately. Over the past two years, there have been some interesting updates from the set, quotes from the creators and other input that is still relevant for those anticipating this movie. We also have statements, quotes and interviews to consider. Of course, there are always the books for those that can’t wait to see exactly what happens next in Paul Atreides’ story.
  22. Moreover, Dune: Part One was made to be a part of a series from the very beginning. So, like Paul seeing Spice-induced visions in the desert, we have some very heavy-handed hints that we can interpret about what comes next. Read on for everything we know about the Dune sequel, but be warned: there are spoilers for Part One and some spoilers for the books below.
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  24. We have seen two trailers for Dune: Part Two so far, though they share some footage and build on each other. Both revolve around Paul riding a sand worm for the first time as the major action sequence. They also tease the deepening relationship between Paul and Chani, the looming threat of the emperor and Paul’s conflicted feelings about being a prophet to the Fremen.
  25. Dune: Part Two is currently slated for release on Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, though of course that depends on the production itself wrapping up in time. According to a report by Deadlinea big reason for the delay in these negotiations was Legendary Pictures’ dislike of simultaneous releases both in theaters and on HBO Max. The company needed assurance in writing that the sequel would not be distributed in the same way. This was already an issue with other collaborations between the two companies during the pandemic, such as Godzilla vs. Kong. Both movies were shuffled in the schedule several times.
  26. Throughout the spring of 2022, three major new cast members were announced for Dune: Part Two. Reports have now confirmed that Austin Butler will play Feyd-Rautha, the heir to house Harkonnen and rival to Paul Atreides. Florence Pugh will play Princess Irulan, the heir-apparent to the galactic empire itself, while Chrisopher Walken will play Emperor Shaddam IV. These characters loomed large from the beginning in the book, but it makes sense to reserve them for Part Two here where they will be more relevant and keep the story simple.
  27. In June of 2022, Deadline reported that actress Léa Seydoux was in talks to play Lady Margot Fenring in the new movie — another Bene Gesserit and a close friend of the emperor. The outlet also learned that actress Souheila Yacoub had been cast as the Fremen Shishakli.
  28. Dune: Part Two began filming in July of 2022 in Europe. According to a report by Collider, pre-shooting began in Italy on July 4, followed by principal photography in Hungary on July 18.
  29. There are a few things newly-indoctrinated fans of the franchise might want to know as they look ahead and hope for Dune: Part Two – especially if they don’t plan on reading the book. First, it’s worth noting that Chani will play a much bigger role in the story going forward, so any Zendaya fans who felt cheated by her sparse appearances in the first movie will be vindicated in Part Two.
  30. Other characters likely to get more screentime include Gurney Halleck (Josh Brolin), Thufir Hawat (Stephen McKinley Henderson), Stilgar (Javier Bardem), Baron Harkonnen (Stellan Skarsgård) and Glossu Rabban (Dave Bautista). On the villains’ side, one vital character has not been seen yet – Feyd-Rautha (Austin Butler), the baron’s young nephew who functions as a foil for Paul.
  31. Fans with lingering expository questions from the first movie can also be assured that they will probably be answered – the nature of Spice, the reason it is essential to space travel, the convoluted political plot that put House Atreides in this position, and so on. All of these questions and more were left hanging by the first movie, strongly indicating that it was not made to stand alone.
  32. Some fans may be confused as to why Dune was adapted into two movies, and why the second installment was not greenlit until after the first was released. Before WarnerMedia formally announced a Dune sequel, the clearest hint from the company came from Warner Bros. CEO Anna Sarnoff’s comment to Deadline in November of 2021. She said: “Will we have a sequel to Dune? If you watch the movie you see how it ends. I think you pretty much know the answer to that. The story in itself sets up for a sequel. The production is so amazing and the storytelling is so compelling that it’s not going to be judged on box office alone.”
  33. It’s true that Dune: Part One effectively ends on a cliffhanger, with Chani (Zendaya) even saying this is “only the beginning.” Still, the sequel was not confirmed as there were only coy comments about the possibility. As frustrating as that is to fans, work on the new installment likely couldn’t really begin until the cast and crew’s contracts were negotiated.
  34. For further reassurance that Dune was always planned and developed as a two-part movie, we have director Denis Villeneuve‘s interview with Vanity Fair in April of 2020. At the time, he said: “I would not agree to make this adaptation of the book with one single movie,” and that the book was “too complex” to be adapted into a single movie, with “power in details” that would inevitably be lost.
  35. That same report said that Warner Bros. had “agreed” to tell this story in two separate movies, comparing it to the development of Stephen King’s IT in recent years.
  36. Villeneuve was even more optimistic about the franchise at the 2021 Venice Film Festival, where he said that he was not only hoping to adapt the rest of Dune into Dune: Part Two, but to make a third movie based on Herbert’s second novel, Dune Messiah. His comment seemed to imply that Messiah would be adapted into just one movie, and that it would stand as a trilogy, meaning the other four books would be left alone for now.
  37. Dune Messiah begins 12 years after the events of Dune, and finds Paul weary of leadership and governance, feeling that he still lacks the power to save humanity from societal stagnation and, ultimately, destruction. Without giving too much away, it’s worth pointing out that this book, too, ends on a bit of a cliffhanger, so it’s not clear why it would make a logical ending point. Villeneuve has said nothing about adapting Herbert’s third novel or the ones that come after it.
  38. Also confirmed is a TV series to serve as a companion to Villeneuve’s movie called Dune: The SisterhoodThe Hollywood Reporter confirmed that this series got the green light way back in June of 2019, and in the spring of 2022, Deadline reported that the show was still in development with some behind the scenes overhauls. Two showrunners stepped down from the series before it settled on Allison Schapker, and Anna Foerster is directing at least the first two episodes. The cast has now been fleshed out as well, including stars Emily Watson, Olivia Williams, Jodhi May, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Faoileann Cunningham, Aoife Hinds and Chloe Lea.
  39. The show’s title refers to the Bene Gesserit — the esoteric secret society that Lady Jessica (Rebecca Ferguson) belongs to in Dune: Part One. The show will reportedly be a prequel about the formation of the Bene Gesserit, centering around two sisters from House Harkonnen. The show is set 10,000 years before the events of Dune, and it does not draw directly on material from Frank Herbert’s original six novels. Instead, it is based on spinoff books co-written by Herbert’s son Brian Herbert and author Kevin J. Anderson.
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