Filming for Dune 2 has officially begun and Warner Bros and Legendary have officially announced the cast and first synopsis of the sequel.
The cast and crew will be busy on set in Budapest, Abu Dhabi, Jordan, and Italy.
The official synopsis of Dune: Part Two states, "This sequel film will explore the mythical journey of Paul Atreides as he teams up with Chani and the Fremen to plan revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between love. of his life and the fate of the known universe, he strives to prevent a terrible future that only he can foresee ".
The production also confirmed the cast consisting of Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Charlotte Rampling, and Stephen McKinley Henderson. New arrivals in the cast include Austin Butler, Christopher Walken, Florence Pugh, Léa Seydoux, and Sheila Yacoub.
The director will be Denis Villeneuve and the production team will then include director of photography Greig Fraser, costume designer Jacqueline West, makeup artist Donald Mowat, composer Hans Zimmer, production designer Patrice Vermette, editor Joe Walker, and Paul Lambert. and Gerd Nefzer who will take care of the special effects.
The film will hit theaters on November 17, 2023.