Denis Villeneuve has signed on to direct a new Dune movie, EW has learned. Dune's expansive plot and complex political dynamics can not truly be distilled into a pithy description, but one way to think about the novel, for those unfamiliar, is like Game of Thrones in space.
A big-screen reboot of the sci-fi classic Dune has been kicking around development for a while, and now the project has locked in one heck of a good director. Legendary Pictures acquired the rights last November and there were rumors that Villeneuve was being considered.
As the tweet mentions, this is a film series project.
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What's interesting here is that Herbert junior suggests a series of films could be on the way. The film was an utter failure, panned by critics as it failed to make back its $40 million budget.
Before that, director Alejandro Jodorowsky had attempted unsuccessfully to bring the tale to the cinema. He's also in the midst of putting together Blade Runner 2049, for later this year.
The book has been filmed before, of course, with David Lynch's 1984 feature savaged on its original release. Ted Chiang's novella Story of Your Life, a story about intricate alien linguistics, was thought to be "unadaptable"-until Villeneuve made it into the stunning film Arrival". It was, as Villeneuve said, an impossible dream; securing the rights from the author's estate would be too hard.
One American service member was killed and three others were wounded in the raid on the ground, according to intelligence sources. One U.S. service member died and three others were wounded after a raid in Yemen against al-Qaida, the U.S.
The president said he's working on a tax reform bill that will pay for the wall "if we decide to go that route". PHILADELPHIA -President Donald Trump made his first official trip on Air Force One Thursday morning.
Wake Forest coach Danny Manning said the Demon Deacons have set higher expectations, so a visit from Duke doesn't alter those. The Duke men's basketball team is in Mike Krzyzewski's doghouse - and out of its locker room.
Manager Gerardo Martino and his side now have three goalkeepers under contract, Alec Kann, Alex Kapp and Alexandros Tabakis. Guzan has made just three appearances this season for the Boro, often serving second-fiddle to Victor Valdes in goal .
ABC Digital has claimed full responsibility for the blunder, going on to apologise for any confusion caused with a statement . Nominees for the world's most prominent film awards - the Oscars - are being announced in Hollywood this morning.
Mary Tyler Moore, the beloved actress who starred in a number of hit TV shows and movies died Wednesday at age 80. Even in the face of health difficulties, Moore continued to act through the next several decades.
The executive order bars all nationals from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen from entering the US. The Office of Refugee Resettlement reports 14,333 Syrian refugees have been resettled in the USA since 2012.
Thae has a wife and his two university-age sons, who were living with him in London when he was a North Korean envoy. Thae would not reveal how he arranged it, but he managed to bring both his children to London.
Cangemi said the emergency call about Stewart came from the crew of the Pisces , the boat the filmmaker had been on. On Tuesday evening, Stewart's sister, Alexandra, issued an urgent plea on Facebook for help locating her brother.
But he continued: "I think that's fair, but it's not that he can decide games by himself or we should expect this [that he can]". We could, however, be left with no more than a tussle for Champions League qualification after the next two rounds of fixtures.
SP spokesperson Juhi Singh played it safe. "Now, people will once again stand in lines, this time to vote us to power". On the contrary, Akhilesh claimed that father Mulayam Singh will campaign for the party in the polls.
Trade Representative. "I had not seen this solidarity since the 1985 Mexico City quake ". "They've made us look foolish". But Pena Nieto took to Twitter Thursday to say he had informed the White House he would not be coming.
It's a very fine balance on deciding 'okay, is now the time we removed her lungs?' because the procedure may not have even worked. When she was being discharged after six months in the hospital, Benoit said a nurse suggested her family go on vacation.
Egypt would have gone through to the last eight with a draw against Ghana but Cuper revealed that was never their strategy. AS Roma star Mohamed Salah provided the decisive moment, lashing in a free-kick through a gap in Ghana's defensive wall.
The movie has been minting money at the Box Office and has surpassed the Rs. 100 crore mark in just five days of its release. Overall, Raees is still winning the race with Rs 93.24 crore in total, while Kaabil only has Rs 67.46 crore.
The two state leaders chose to collaborate on the nuclear program from Iran and they will also meet in the upcoming months. Bin Laden also wanted to use the attacks to expand and recruit for al-Qaeda in Saudi Arabia, the person said.
According to the Dearborn-based auto club, the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.19 per gallon. In Georgia, the average of the two surveys Monday was $2.174, down 3.4 cents in a week and down 4.5 cents from last month.
On display for the first time is the hatch from the Apollo 1 capsule that caught fire, trapping the astronauts inside. Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins addresses guests at Kennedy Space Center's Day of Remembrance.
Analysts await Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NASDAQ:FCAU) to report earnings on Jan, 26 for the fiscal quarter ending Dec 2016. Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.in a research report on Tuesday, November 22nd.
Putin and Trump spoke for the first time by phone in November just after the billionaire tycoon's surprise election victory. In the last weeks of Obama's presidency, the United States expelled Russian diplomats and expanded economic sanctions.
West Ham have slapped a £30million price tag on the 29-year-old Euro 2016 star, while Marseille value him at around £25million. It has been the transfer saga of the window - but it could be reaching its end.
Humans have spent much time and money seeking their own goal (therapy, groups, books, etc.), so how nice to give the dog its turn. Even Hotel for Dogs , which was a awful movie, had Don Cheadle and Emma Roberts and grossed a not-bad $73 million domestic.
The quarterly report received a positive reception on Wall Street: Boeing's share price was up more than 4 percent at midday . Boeing Co. (BA) was off to an bad start in 2016, as the stock was down approximately 25% within the starting two months.
When asked about what she thought of Melania as the first lady, Handler said: "Exactly what I think of the first man - nothing". What Handler's tweet doesn't highlight is the seriousness that accompanies the role of the sitting President and First Lady.