Interesting Facts about the 2021 Dune Film Based on the Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Novel
The science fiction film Dune , starring Timothee Chalamet , can be seen in cinemas. In addition to starring a series of famous Hollywood actors, this film adapted from a novel by Frank Herbert has other interesting facts that must be known. Here are five interesting facts from the Dune movie that is showing in theaters
1. The third adaptation of the novel by Frank Herbert
This film is an adaptation of the famous novel of the same name by Frank Herbert. Nonetheless, director David Lynch’s film is the first film to be adapted from the novel. Not only that, this novel by Frank Herbert has also been adapted into a television series which was released in 2000.
2. Star-studded cast
Director Denis Villeneuve hooked young actor Timothee Chalamet as the main character in the film Dune . This film was also enlivened by the presence of Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Zendaya , and Josh Brolin. Meanwhile, the antagonist characters in this film are played by Stellan Skarsgard and Dave Bautista.
3. The story is still ongoing
The story in Denise Villeneuve’s version of Dune is rumored to still continue in the second film because it still tells half of the novel’s contents. The director revealed the reason he split the film into two parts so as not to remove too many important elements from the novel. Although its release hinged on the success of the first film, Jon Spaihts has been assigned to write the script for the sequel.
4. Create over 1,000 costumes
The costumes in the film Dune were designed by Jacqueline West and Bob Morgan. The two have created more than 1,000 costumes inspired by Greek, Roman and ancient mythology. Costumes specifically designed for each cast are said to be the most difficult to make.
5. Don’t use CGI much
Dune is set in the desert in Jordan and builds on large sets such as the palace of the emperor Arrakis in Budapest. CGI visual effects are still used in this film to create a spice harvester and a giant sandworm. In fact, various real starships were also made for the Dune film production process . Those are five interesting facts about Dune that you must know before watching it in theaters.
This article presents interesting facts about the film Dune 2021, which has been airing in Indonesia since October 13, 2021.Dune is based on the science fiction novel written by Frank Herbert and published in 1965.Dune is the third adaptation of the novel and already has a sizeable fan base. In fact, the novel is a source of inspiration from the legendary film Star Wars.
Starring a line of famous actresses and actors, Dune is one of the most anticipated works of the year.These actresses and actors include Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgard, Dave Bautista, and Jason Momoa.Dune is directed by Denis Villeneuve with industrial company Legendary Pictures.
1. Dune is based on Frank Herbert ‘s novel of the same name which won the 1966 Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for Best Novel.
2. Dune ‘s novel is called the best science fiction novel of all time.
3. Dune ‘s novel is billed as the best-selling science fiction novel in history and the first best-selling hardcover science fiction novel ever.
4. The film’s composer, Hans Zimmer, is a huge fan of Dune ‘s novels .
5. Although unconfirmed, the Dune film will have a sequel as it is currently still telling half of the novel.
Dune tells the story of future interplanetary life.
Paul Atreides and his family go to a desert planet called Arrakis. Paul was invited by his father, Duke Leto to lead the Fremen, the inhabitants of the planet Arrakis.
The Fremens themselves are religious people and believe that Paul is the messenger who will liberate them from colonialism. Dune films have complex elements, from religion, politics, technology, ecology, and human emotions. With a duration of 155 minutes, you will be transported to extraterrestrial life which is full of polemics and thrills.