Upcoming American epic science fiction film has both DC and Marvel stars. Directed by Denis Villeneuve, Dune is an adaptation of the novel “Dune” by Frank Herbert. The film Dune will be the first of a planned two-part adaptation of the novel.
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The movie speaks of the far future of the human race where the Duke Leto Atreids accepts the stewardship of the dangerous planet Arrakis aka Dune, which is the only source of the drug “the spice”, which extends human life, and provides superhuman levels of thought.
Dune is set to be released on December 18 this year.
The trailer of the movie was only released yesterday.
Dune is coming not just with a great science fiction story, but also has a remarkable cast.
The production is bringing in many actors from both Marvel and DC franchises. Jason Momoa who played the iconic superhero Aquaman is playing the role Duncan Idaho who is a swordmaster of House Atreides in the film.
Jason Momoa also posted the trailer of the movie on Instagram and he wrote of his excitement for the film release. “DUNE it is the greatest honour to work on this film with all these legends. DENIS VILLENEUVE. you mean the world to me. I LOVE U MY FRIEND mahalo nui loa for choosing me. Greig Fraser, you killed it love u bro. mad crazy love to my cast and crew. i can’t wait for this movie. December can’t come fast enough i will see u in the theatres ALOHA DUNCAN IDAHO” he wrote.
Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgard, Josh Brolin and Zendaya are the cast members who have Marvel experience.
Josh Brolin is playing the character Gurney Halleck, who is also a weapon master of House Atreides, just like Momoa’s Duncan Idaho. Josh Brolin played the super villain Thanos in the Marvel Movies.
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Zendaya is another cast member from Marvel who played the role in SpiderMan Homecoming and SpiderMan Far From Home.
Dave Bautista who is playing the character Glossu Rabban has also played in several Marvel movies including Guardians of Galaxy sequel, and Avengers.
Stellan Skargard is playing the role of Baron Vladimir Harkonnen in the movie Dune. He played Dr. Erik Selvig in the Marvel movie Thor.
All with these iconic actors combined, the film is expected to be a massive hit.