Dune Part 2 is here but recently the makers postponed the release date of the film which has led fans to question why again another part of the film got postponed after when part one of the films was also postponed back in 2021. Let us take a look at this article in order to understand more glimpses about Dune Part 2.
What is the Dune film all about?
Dune Part 1 is a 2021 American epic sci-fi film that is directed by Denis Villeneuve. The script was written by Eric Roth, Denis Villeneuve, and Jon Spaihts, and the film in this sense is produced by Legendary Entertainment and distributed by Warner Studios. Part one is basically the first of a two-part adaptation of the 1965 novel by Frank Herbert, primarily covering the first half of the book.
Part one of the film is set in the future and thereby follows Paul Atreides and his family, the noble House of Atreides indulged in a war against the deadly desert planet Arrakis. Paul who is a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny of a noble family must travel to the most dangerous part of the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people.
The film also focuses on multiple forces wanting to conquer “Spice”, a valuable substance that bestows its consumers with greater powers and abilities. Through this substance, faster interstellar travel can be done due to which multiple forces are in support of it so to conquer it and with this, the film continues to go broader with its storyline and plot which part one till now has proved to its fans by conquering and winning millions of hearts of them.
Dune Part 2 Release Date Delayed: Major Reason
Well, according to official sources, Dune Part 2 is going to now premiere a little late than originally announced. The sci-fi Part -2 of the film was basically scheduled to release on October 20 next year. But the makers have therefore pushed the dates back almost a month due to which the sequel hits theaters on November 17, 2023.
This isn’t the first time the sci-fi film has disappointed fans with its delayed announcement, as the release of the Part first film was also pushed back due to the covid-19 pandemic that basically occurred at that time. The first part of the film was originally scheduled to release in 2020 but due to the pandemic, it got pushed back to release on September 15, 2021.
However, the reason behind Part two’s delay has not been explained and clarified by the director. It is therefore also in the news that Part two of the film is going to have a theatrical release instead of the streaming service launch. Since last time, Part one of the film was released on HBO Max to stream due to the covid pandemic. But this time, since everything is under control, we can expect part two of the film to release in theaters.
Even though the delayed release date announced by the Dune team is not good news for the fans. Now, the new date that has been clarified by the Dune team puts Dune Part 2 against another anticipated Blockbuster film The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes which basically comes to the theater on the very same day.
Dune Part 2: Expected Plot
According to official sources, since not too much information has been released by the official team makers of the sci-fi film regarding Dune part two, we can therefore expect the plot to primarily focus on Paul’s rise to power among the Fremen and his upcoming rebellion among the Emperor Shaddam IV. Therefore in becoming Kwisatz Haderach, there will be moments that will test his character and endanger his life along with the people closest to him.
Alongside this, the Atreides family will begin to expand, with Paul and Chani becoming romantically connected and Lady Jessica will finally give birth to a daughter Alia Atreides, developing with incredible Bene Gesserit abilities. In the novel by Frank Herbert, Part 2 provides a thrilling and more plot-driven focus with new characters coming into the story, due to which we can expect Dune Part 2 to have some new characters which will be very exciting and thrilling to watch.
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