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‘Dune: Part Two’ Trailer Brings War to Arrakis

The Dune: Part Two trailer promises that filmmaker Denis Villeneuve’s sequel will deliver more action than his first installment. That’s a notion Villeneuve shared last week at CinemaCon, when he showed off the first footage from the sequel. “Part One is more of a contemplative movie. Part Two is an action-packed, epic war movie. It is much more […]

Zendaya Recalls First Date at 15 to See ‘Spider-Man’ in 3D

“I love what I do. I love what I do so, so much.” So said Zendaya as she received a Star of the Year Award in Las Vegas on Thursday night inside Caesars Palace, host of CinemaCon’s Big Screen Achievement Awards. The starry event closed out the four-day gathering put on by the National Association […]

Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet Only Had an Hour Each Day to Film Sunset Romance Scenes for ‘Dune: Part Two’

Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet realized love and romance in a futuristic universe is a little different from Earth. The Euphoria star told Vanity Fair, in an interview published online Thursday, while filming Dune: Part Two with Chalamet, “It was funny trying to figure out in this futuristic space talk, like, how do they flirt?” She […]

‘Dune: Part Two’ Debuts Trailer Selling It as an “Epic War Movie” at CinemaCon

Dune: Part Two is coming into focus, with filmmaker Denis Villeneuve and stars Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya showing off a new trailer for the Warner Bros. and Legendary sequel at CinemaCon Tuesday. “Part One is more of a contemplative movie. Part Two is an action-packed, epic war movie. It is much more dense. We went […]

Zendaya to Receive CinemaCon’s Star of the Year Award

This year is shaping up to be a big one on the big screen for Zendaya. The Euphoria Emmy Award winner has been selected to receive a CinemaCon Star of the Year award during the Big Screen Achievement Awards on April 27. The ceremony, held at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, will […]

‘Dune: Part Two’ to Hit Theaters Two Weeks Early in November 2023

The Dune sequel is arriving a little early. Hours after Disney pushed back the release of Marvel Studios pic Blade, Warner Bros. revealed it will now open Denis Villeneuve’s Dune: Part Two will on Blade‘s old date of Nov. 3, 2023, instead of Nov. 17, 2023. From Legendary Pictures in partnership with Warners, the Dune […]

‘Blade Runner’ Star Rutger Hauer Took Exception to His Character Roy Batty Being Labeled a Villain

Blade Runner star Rutger Hauer did not see his character as a villain, and the actor took some exception to that notion while doing press for the film’s initial release. The iconic Ridley Scott sci-fi movie, set in 2019 Los Angeles and starring Harrison Ford as a former police officer tasked with hunting down synthetic […]

Lea Seydoux Joins ‘Dune: Part 2’ as Lady Margot

Léa Seydoux is in talks to be the latest star to board Denis Villeneuve’s Dune: Part Two, joining fellow franchise newcomers Florence Pugh, Christopher Walken and Austin Butler. Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson and Javier Bardem are returning for the Legendary and Warner Bros. film, which resumes where Part One left off, with Paul Atreides […]

Christopher Walken Joins Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya in ‘Dune: Part Two’

The emperor of the universe has been found. Christopher Walken has nabbed the plum role of Emperor Shaddam IV in Dune: Part Two, the all-star continuation to Denis Villeneuve’s Oscar-winning adaptation of the Frank Herbert science fiction classic. Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson and Javier Bardem, among others, are returning for the Legendary feature, with […]

Denis Villeneuve Hands Out Namesake ‘Coup de Cœur’ Award (Exclusive)

Denis Villeneuve, the Dune director, was on hand to award the namesake Denis Villeneuve Coup de Coeur prize to Clara Milo for her short film Aska on Friday night in Montreal. The honor was handed out as part of the Gala Prix Prends CA Court! Awards and including $25,000 in cash, followed Villeneuve judging around […]

How Canada Made Such a Strong Showing in the 2022 Oscar Race

Guillermo del Toro reached the pinnacle of Hollywood success by shooting Oscar winners and contenders like The Shape of Water and Nightmare Alley in Ontario. So after years of working with Canadian creatives, the horror maestro’s growing web of Toronto collaborators are set to join him at the Academy Awards on March 27 — and […]

‘Dune’ VFX Supervisors Tristan Myles and Paul Lambert Detail an Award-Winning Sequence in Sci-Fi Epic

Denis Villeneuve’s epic Dune was the big winner March 8 at the Visual Effects Society Awards, with the Legendary/Warner Bros. movie collecting trophies for outstanding model (for the royal ornithopter), effects simulations (for the dunes of Arrakis), compositing and lighting (for the attack on Arrakeen) and for outstanding VFX in a photoreal feature, the evening’s […]