Arrival's Denis Villeneuve Officially Signs On For Dune
Brian Herbert, the son of Dune author Frank Herbert, broke the news on Twitter that Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners, Arrival) will direct the remake of the sci-fi epic. What happens next is an exploration of corrupt politics, environmentalism and gender dynamics.
This will reportedly be the first in a series of Dune films.
Unless it's seriously altered and trimmed down, there's simply too much going on for one film. While it has its fans, the movie in its various cuts has been looked down upon by fans and film critics alike for a disjointed narrative and lack of adherence to the source material.
With Blade Runner 2049 still in the hopper, there's no release schedule on Dune quite yet.
An earlier film adaptation by director David Lynch and starring Kyle MacLachlan in 1984 was poorly received at the time but, in the years since, has gained somewhat of a cult status. Syfy also adapted the story into a miniseries in 2000, followed by a Children of Dune miniseries in 2003, both of which did gangbusters in the ratings.
The disaster was the inspiration of a 2013 documentary titled Jodorowsky's Dune.
Instead, bosses have opted for Villeneuve who has enjoyed Hollywood success following his debut film Incendies was released in 2010.
The Canadian helmer Villeneuve had previously told Variety back in September that, "A longstanding dream of mine is to adapt 'Dune, ' but it's a long process to get the rights, and I don't think I will succeed".
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Trump's likely choice as the US's envoy to the EU, Ted Malloch, warned this week that euro "could collapse" in the next 18 months. According to Tusk , the new U.S. administration seems to have "put into question the last 70 years of American foreign policy".
West Ham United playmaker Dimitri Payet is refusing to play for the club once again - this time for their Under-23 squad. West Ham have won their last two Premier League fixtures, which have both come without the services of Payet.
The share price of Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) was down -0.79% during the last trading session, with a day high of 63.95. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website .
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Amazon and Expedia have submitted declarations in a federal court in Washington, claiming that a recent immigration order by U.S. In addition, Expedia said that several of its employees based in the USA and overseas will be prevented from traveling.
Dansville, which has had the lowest average price in the county for weeks, was down a penny from a week ago. That compares with the national average which has fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.26.
The ARS now has about 750 pending projects dealing with issues like food safety, crop protection, aquaculture and climate change. Sonny Perdue of Georgia, is also a critic of science-based climate change research.
Chelsea prepare for "very angry", slightly desperate Liverpool
We could, however, be left with no more than a tussle for Champions League qualification after the next two rounds of fixtures. Goals from Richard Stearman and Andreas Weimann gave them their biggest FA Cup win since beating Newcastle United in 2003.
Ashton Kutcher's SAG Award Opening Remarks About 'Muslim Ban'
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Iran Tests Ballistic Missile in Defiance of UN Resolution
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Trump and May renew 'most special' US-Britain bond
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