After the success of Dune in theaters and on HBO Max, we’re getting the second part. Dune: Part Two releases exclusively in theaters in October 2023. According to Legendary Entertainment’s Twitter, they made the news official today. Denis Villeneuve returns to the director’s chair with stars Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya for the second part.

So far, Dune has made a strong opening at US theaters with $40.1 million in its opening weekend. The film released day and date on HBO Max as well. Villeneuve said this about the announcement:

I just received news from Legendary that we are officially moving forward with Dune: Part Two. It was a dream of mine to adapt Frank Herbert’s Dune and I have the fans, the cast, and crew, Legendary and Warner Bros. to thank for supporting this dream. This is only the beginning.

Legendary said this in their statement:

Legendary is pleased to officially move forward with Dune: Part Two…once again based on the amazing books written by Frank Herbert, We would not have gotten to this point without the extraordinary vision of Denis and the amazing work of his talented crew, the writers, our stellar cast, our partners at Warner Bros., and of course the fans! Here’s to more Dune.

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Source: Legendary