Denis Villeneuve’s Dune Part Two trailer has arrived, and it teases a film that’s even more captivating than its predecessor. Timothee Chalamet’s Paul Atreides is back, plotting his revenge against the Harkonnens who shattered his family. Meanwhile, Zendaya reprises her role as Chani, who only appeared briefly in the first movie, but is now expected to play a more significant role in Dune 2. Get ready for an epic adventure as the Dune universe continues to unfold on the big screen!
Austin Butler, the Oscar-nominated star of Elvis, is taking on a radically different appearance for his role in Dune 2 as Feyd-Rautha Harkonnen, expected to be Chalamet’s primary rival. Butler’s transformation in the film is nothing short of stunning (he looks like he’s cosplaying Lord Voldemort!), and promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. Joining the cast alongside Butler is Florence Pugh, who takes on the role of Lady Jessica, adding even more star power to an already impressive lineup.
Dune 2 promises to be a thrilling journey for Chalamet’s Paul as he faces a series of challenging tests to prove himself as the hero he is meant to be. The trailer sees him seeking vengeance against the Harkonnens for the murder of his father and rising up to messianic status on the desert planet Arrakis in Villeneuve’s highly anticipated sci-fi epic.
The trailer also features a wise counsel from Stilgar, played by Javier Bardem, advising Paul to keep it simple and direct. Meanwhile, a talented cast of returning stars, including Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgard, and Bardem himself, are set to reprise their roles from the first film, adding even more depth and excitement to the upcoming sequel.
The movie’s official synopsis reads, “Dune: Part Two will explore the mythic journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen while on a warpath of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he endeavours to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.”
This is the second of the two-part adaptation based on Frank Hernert’s 1965 science-fiction fantasy novel Dune and the sequel to 2021’s Dune, which received six Oscars. It is directed by Denis Villeneuve, known for films like Prisoners, Incendies, Enemy and Blade Runner 2049. Dune: Part Two releases in theatres on November 3.