‘Dune’ trailer: Timothée Chalamet is in a strange new world

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'Dune' trailer – Sep 9, 2020

The highly anticipated trailer for Canadian director Denis Villeneuve’s Dune has finally dropped online.

Featuring an all-star cast led by Timothée Chalamet, Villeneuve gives Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel a jaw-dropping new look that will have viewers in awe.

Chalamet stars as Paul Atreides, a young aristocrat whose family has been entrusted with the protection of the most valuable and vital element in the galaxy.

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Quebecois director Villeneuve has amassed an incredible ensemble cast for his sci-fi epic. Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, Javier Bardem, Stellan Skarsgård, Charlotte Rampling, Jason Momoa, Josh Brolin and Dave Bautista, among others, all feature in the updated Dune movie.

With a layered and complex plot, the film already stands in stark contrast to David Lynch’s critically maligned 1984 version of the story.

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The film marks Villeneuve’s latest foray into sci-fi following Blade Runner 2049 and Arrival. The latter premiered at both the Venice Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival in 2016, earning the filmmaker an Oscar nomination for Best Director.

Dune will arrive in theatres on Nov. 18.

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