Expected October 1, 2021
Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction novel, about the son of a noble family entrusted with the protection of the most valuable asset and most vital element in the galaxy.


Denis Villeneuve


Frank Herbert (novel), Jon Spaihts (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
52 ( 20)

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Updated: 23 September 2020
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Rebecca Ferguson ... Lady Jessica
Zendaya ... Chani
Timothée Chalamet ... Paul Atreides
Jason Momoa ... Duncan Idaho
Josh Brolin ... Gurney Halleck
Dave Bautista ... Glossu 'Beast' Rabban
Oscar Isaac ... Duke Leto Atreides
Stellan Skarsgård ... Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
Javier Bardem ... Stilgar
Charlotte Rampling ... Gaius Helen Mohiam
David Dastmalchian ... Piter De Vries
Stephen McKinley Henderson ... Thufir Hawat
Sharon Duncan-Brewster ... Liet-Kynes
Chen Chang ... Dr. Wellington Yueh
Michael Nardone ... Gurney Sergeant

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A mythic and emotionally charged hero's journey, "Dune" tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence-a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential-only those who can conquer their fear will survive. Written by Warner Bros.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Beyond fear, destiny awaits.


Did You Know?


Charlotte Rampling, who will star in Denis Villeneuve's upcoming adaptation of the 1965 novel, originally wanted to play Lady Jessica in Alejandro Jodorowsky's failed Dune project, but declined the offer due to a scene that involved 2,000 extras defecating at once. See more »


[from teaser trailer]
Gaius Helen Mohiam: The test is simple. Remove your hand from the box, and you die.
Paul Atreides: What's in the box?
Gaius Helen Mohiam: Pain.
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The Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures logos are brown and sparkle with sand/melange spice. See more »


Referenced in Midnight's Edge in the Morning: Why Dune Could Fail (2020) See more »

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Release Date:

1 October 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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