Rebecca Ferguson and Oscar Isaac in Dune.

Rebecca Ferguson and Oscar Isaac in Dune.
Photograph: Warner Bros.

The spice isn’t flowing fairly but. Collider is reporting that Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Dune has been postponed to October 2021, making it the newest movie to see a delay due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

First reported by Collider, together with Deadline, Dune has been moved from December 18, 2020 to October 1, 2021, about 10 months after its initially planned release date. This comes after Warner Bros. shifted Wonder Woman 1984 to December 25, which led to hypothesis that Dune would finally comply with go well with. We’ve reached out to Warner Bros. for remark and we’ll replace ought to we hear again.

It’s not stunning that Dune, primarily based on the groundbreaking sci-fi novel by Frank Herbert, is probably going transferring its launch date, as the complete film trade has seen numerous adjustments and delays due to the pandemic. Most not too long ago, MGM selected to delay the release of No Time to Die to April 2021, and Robert Zemeckis’ The Witches was moved from theaters to streaming on HBO Max in time for Halloween. As well as, Cineworld announced that over 500 of its Regal film theaters would as soon as once more shut in the USA, citing a scarcity of recent films to premiere.

If the reviews are appropriate, Dune will now arrive on October 1, 2021—although that date might transfer once more due to the continued pandemic.


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