David Lynch Has No Interest In Watching Denis Villeneuve’s Dune Remake

Filmmaker David Lynch has revealed that he has absolutely no interest in watching Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming remake of Dune.

Lynch made the first Dune movie back in 1984 and he’s made it very clear since that it wasn’t really his movie.

The story behind the first Dune movie had what happened behind the scenes in fascinating.

Studio interference is one of the main reasons why Lynch claims the movie that came out wasn’t what he wanted it to be.

He’s even tried to remove his name from the movie as its director.

David Lynch was asked during a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter whether he’s going to watch Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming Dune remake.

His answer was pretty surprising, but upon reflection probably quite understandable.

David Lynch doesn’t watch to watch Denis Villeneuve’s Dune remake

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Denis Villeneuve’s Dune looks very good – Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

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Here’s what Lynch said when he was asked if he’s going to watch 2020’s Dune remake:

I have zero interest in Dune… Because it was a heartache for me. It was a failure and I didn’t have final cut. I’ve told this story a billion times. It’s not the film I wanted to make. I like certain parts of it very much — but it was a total failure for me.”

It sounds like the experience of making Dune back in 1984 was too painful for Lynch.

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