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Denis Villeneuve Wanted To Film Two Dune Movies Back To Back, But That Plan Got Axed In some corners of the internet (present company included), rampant excitement over the fact that a filmmaker as capable and qualified as Denis Villeneuve would be attempting to translate "Dune" to the big screen has steadily turned into concern over the fact that "Dune" has all the makings of being the exact opposite of a "Movies are back, baby!" billion dollar-grossing crowd-pleaser.As influential as the original Frank Herbert novel undeniably is, the target audience for the lore-heavy fantasy story has to be considered roughly on par with Villeneuve's last major project: "Blade Runner 2049.

Denis Villeneuve Wanted To Film Two Dune Movies Back To Back, But That Plan Got Axed In some corners of the internet (present company included), rampant excitement over the fact that a filmmaker as capable and qualified as Denis Villeneuve would be attempting to translate "Dune" to the big screen has steadily turned into concern over the fact that "Dune" has all the makings of being the exact opposite of a "Movies are back, baby!" billion dollar-grossing crowd-pleaser.As influential as the original Frank Herbert novel undeniably is, the target audience for the lore-heavy fantasy story has to be considered roughly on par with Villeneuve's last major project: "Blade Runner 2049.

Dune 2 May Be Ready to Film in 2022, If It Gets Greenlit Dune hasn't arrived in cinemas yet, but Denis Villeneuve is adamant that the second part will be made, and soon.

Dune 2 May Be Ready to Film in 2022, If It Gets Greenlit Dune hasn't arrived in cinemas yet, but Denis Villeneuve is adamant that the second part will be made, and soon.

Cool Stuff: NECA's 'Halloween Kills' Michael Myers Action Figure Has Plenty Of Tiny Murder Weapons This fall, Michael Myers will be slashing his way through Haddonfield yet again in "Halloween Kills." However, as we've seen in the trailer for the sequel to the 2018 canon-wiping franchise reboot, he's certainly seen better days. After being left to burn alive, Michael Myers gets to live another day when firefighters come to put out the blaze at Laurie Strode's makeshift fortress.

Cool Stuff: NECA's 'Halloween Kills' Michael Myers Action Figure Has Plenty Of Tiny Murder Weapons This fall, Michael Myers will be slashing his way through Haddonfield yet again in "Halloween Kills." However, as we've seen in the trailer for the sequel to the 2018 canon-wiping franchise reboot, he's certainly seen better days. After being left to burn alive, Michael Myers gets to live another day when firefighters come to put out the blaze at Laurie Strode's makeshift fortress.

‘Dune’ Director Denis Villeneuve is Optimistic He’ll Get to Make That Sequel For the purposes of this very tortured metaphor, consider that the massive Dune sandworm in the image above represents the daunting prospects of a $165-plus million budgeted Dune movie making anywhere near enough money at the box office to justify return trips to the world of spice and sand — in a pandemic, no less.

Director Denis Villeneuve is ready for more Dune, and the first one’s not even here yet. The filmmaker only agreed to direct an adaptation of Frank Herbert‘s seminal science-fiction novel if producers allowed him to split the book into two films.

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