It seems as though the spice will not flow, nor will the cameras roll, for filming on Dune: Part Two has been delayed.
It was widely anticipated that the cameras would roll rather than the summer.
Dune: Part Two Filming Delayed To Fall 2022
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Also speaking to Deadline, The film’s production designer Patrice Vermette talked about the film’s early stages of pre-production:
For the sequel, we’re going to have the same approach as we did for the first one — practical sets — obviously as big as they can be in the physical space of a soundstage, and we have a pretty big sound stage here in Budapest.
It sounds like the production team are taking their time with this sequel, and all the better for it.
Plus, there are a number of key roles to be filled for the sequel, so we wouldn’t be surprised if the casting process is underway.
Directed by Denis Villeneuve, Dune was a massive hit with critics and at the box office, making $400m worldwide.
A figure all the more impressive considering its simultaneous theatrical, and day and date streaming release on HBO Max.
The film is also up for 10 Academy Awards at this year’s 94th Oscars ceremony.
Dune: Part Two is slated for a October 20th 2023 release.
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