WHO’S IN IT?

Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name), Rebecca Ferguson (The Greatest Showman), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Josh Brolin (Sicario), Stellan Skarsgård (Good Will Hunting), Dave Bautista (Army of the Dead), Stephen McKinley Henderson (Lady Bird), Zendaya (Malcolm & Marie), David Dastmalchian (The Suicide Squad), Chang Chen (Happy Together), Sharon Duncan-Brewster (Imagine Me & You), Charlotte Rampling (45 Years), Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Javier Bardem (Skyfall)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Denis Villeneuve (Blade Runner 2049), director, writer, producer; Jon Spaihts (Prometheus) and Eric Roth (Forrest Gump), writers; Cale Boyter (Pokémon: Detective Pikachu), Joseph M. Caracciolo Jr. (Radio Inside), Amanda Confavreux (film debut), Robbie McAree (film debut) and Mary Parent (The Revenant), producers; Hans Zimmer (Inception), composer; Greig Fraser (Zero Dark Thirty), cinematographer; Joe Walker (Arrival), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In the far future, House Atreides – ruled by Duke Leto (Isaac), his concubine Lady Jessica (Ferguson), and their son and heir Paul (Chalamet) – accepts an invitation to govern the desert planet of Arrakis, the galaxy’s only source of an extremely valuable substance known as “spice” which can provide extended human life, superhuman intelligence, and faster-than-light travel. However, a bitter betrayal forces Paul and Jessica into the arms of the Fremen, Arrakis’ native people who want to fight back against their oppressors…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The second major adaptation of Frank Herbert’s influential sci-fi novel Dune – the first made by none other than David Lynch, who has since disowned the divisive film – is in safe hands thanks to master director Denis Villeneuve, and an all-star cast who are just as determined to make the material work this time round.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

THURSDAY 21ST OCTOBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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