Speaking to Empire, Denis Villeneuve has actually claimed that “there are words on paper,” for a 3rd Dune movie. He’s been speaking about proceeding the tale past Dune: Part Two because 2021, however this is the very first time he’s claimed anything better on the topic.
Villeneuve claimed to Empire, “If I succeed in making a trilogy, that would be the dream.” Frank Herbert’s Dune was an impressive sci-fi book, however he proceeded the tale of Arrakis and also the Atreides family members much past that book. The following publication, Dune Messiah, is what Villenueve is considering following.
“Dune Messiah was written in reaction to the fact that people perceived Paul Atreides as a hero, which is not what he wanted to do. My adaptation [of Dune] is closer to his idea that it’s actually a warning.” Villenueve hopes to obtain closer to the motifs that Herbert meant. The publications obtain, in Villenueve’s words, “more esoteric” previous Messiah. He’s not incorrect. There’s a titan Atreiedes generate worm god emperor in the later publications, and also Herbert simply goes totally out of his mind–and also it would certainly be remarkable to at some point see exactly how Villenueve takes care of that.
Dune: Part 2 is postponed till 2024, however Dune: Messiah might still occur. Villeneuve is made use of to taking his time.
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