Following the early field workplace success of Dune: Half Two, in addition to its critically acclaim, many are questioning whether or not or not Dune 3 is within the pipeline.

Chatting with CNBC, Legendary Leisure — who produced each Dune and Dune: Half Two — CEO Josh Grode was requested about rumors of a 3rd movie coming from director Denis Villeneuve.

“We now have to have all inventive stakeholders aligned and assist the imaginative and prescient,” stated Grode. “I feel all people may be very excited and actually having fun with this second and if Denis [Villeneuve] will get the script proper and he feels that he can ship one other expertise on par with what we’ve simply accomplished then I don’t see why not.”

Following its launch over the weekend, Dune: Half Two has already soared to a excessive field workplace mark, raking in $81.5 million domestically and $178.5M worldwide, per Deadline. That is good for the largest opening of 2024 to date.

Villeneuve has additionally hinted at his hopes to make a 3rd movie, based mostly on Frank Herbert’s guide Dune: Messiah, noting that work on a script is already underway, however that he has different initiatives to work on earlier than returning to the world of Dune.

Who’s in Dune: Half Two?

Dune: Half Two is as soon as once more directed by Denis Villeneuve from a screenplay he co-wrote with Jon Spaihts. Stars Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya return for the movie, as do Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, and Stephen McKinley Henderson.

Becoming a member of them are franchise newcomers Christopher Walken as Emperor Shaddam IV, Florence Pugh as Princess Irulan, Austin Butler as Feyd-Rautha, Léa Seydoux as Girl Margot, and Souheila Yacoub as Shishakli.

“This follow-up movie will discover the mythic journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen whereas on a warpath of revenge towards the conspirators who destroyed his household,” reads the synopsis. “Dealing with a alternative between the love of his life and the destiny of the identified universe, he endeavors to forestall a horrible future solely he can foresee.”

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