The director makes an update on the sequel: “I have a script in my hands. We are in preparation.”
We have known for some time that the turning of Dunes 2 will take place this summer. And the director Denis Villeneuve made a small update today, to confirm that it is well in time. Production is ready to start.
“The script is almost finished. Afterwards, it’s still a work in progress, in the sense that it will be a work in progress until the final cut in fact. But I would say it’s all good! I have a script in my hands. We are in preparation at the moment before the shooting”reveals the filmmaker in a recent interview with Collider.
Dune 2: Denis Villeneuve confirms his intention to make three films
Denis Villeneuve specifies in the stride that he and the director of photography Greig Frasher will bet on more IMAX in Dunes 2 : “Absolutely. We love this format. With my cinematographer, Greig Fraser, we fell in love with this format during the first installment. So there will definitely be more IMAX footage in this sequel.”
Dunes 2 is already scheduled in cinemas for October 20, 2023 (in the United States).