Dune 2 Wraps Filming As Timothée Chalamet Shares Set Photo

The sequel continuing to adapt the iconic book will be hitting theaters on November 3, 2023.


Dune: Part Two has officially taken an all-important step towards getting closer to hitting theaters. According to a new post on star Timothée Chalamet's Instagram, the film has officially wrapped production--news he shared with a behind-the-scenes photo to mark the end of filming.

Production on the sequel began in July earlier this year. The movie's release date has shifted a few times since then, but as of this writing is currently due in theaters exclusively on November 3, 2023.

2021's Dune covered roughly the first half of Frank Herbert's 1965 science fiction novel, from the Atreides family's departure from their home planet of Caladan to the House Harkonnen attack that left Paul and his mother Jessica on the run for their lives. Zendaya's character Chani figured heavily into the marketing for the film, but she only appeared in the final moments of the movie.

Dune: Part Two will feature returning cast members Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Josh Brolin and Javier Bardem. Joining the cast for the second half of the story are Florence Pugh as Princess Irulan, Christopher Walken as the Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV, and Austin Butler (Elvis) as Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen. The film will presumably pick up where the first part left off, with Paul Atreides joining the Fremen and eventually leading them to victory over House Harkonnen and the Imperium to free Arrakis and the Fremen.

Dune pulled in over $400 million at the box office despite releasing during the COVID-19 Pandemic and appearing simultaneously on HBO Max. Villeneuve's film was also nominated for 10 academy awards, taking home six including Best Sound, Best Achievement in Visual Effects, and Best Achievement in Cinematography.

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