Too typically there have been situations of studios interfering with the making of a Hollywood manufacturing, ensuing within the closing product coming off as generic at finest, mediocre at worst. Stellan Skarsgård, one of many stars of the upcoming Dune, believes this gained’t be a destiny that befalls Denis Villeneuve’s tackle the basic Frank Herbert novel, as from what he’s seen, Villeneuve is being given loads of freedom. In Skarsgård’s phrases:
Dune started principal pictures again in March and completed rolling cameras in July, although with a protracted post-production course of and reshoots probably being scheduled, it’s doable the studio, Warner Bros, may take a extra energetic hand in a while within the inventive course of. However for now, per Stellan Skarsgård’s feedback to Collider, Dune followers needn’t fear about any interference on Denis Villeneuve’s newest directorial endeavor, as along with being a devoted adaptation to the unique Dune e-book, it’ll additionally has his private stamp on the fabric.
Denis Villeneuve already has some expertise within the science fiction realm via Arrival and Blade Runner 2049, and after saying in 2015 that it was a “longstanding dream” of his to adapt Dune, he formally signed on to the film in early 2017. Reasonably than adapt all of Dune into one film just like the David Lynch cinematic adaptation (which was critically maligned, however has gone on to turn into a cult basic), Villeneuve’s Dune will cowl roughly the primary half of the e-book, with the second half being lined in a sequel if the primary film does nicely.
Stellan Skarsgård is enjoying Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, the first antagonist who seizes management of the planet Arrakis, the one supply of the valued, mind-altering substance spice, from the Atreides household. Skarsgård is a part of an ensemble that features Timothée Hal Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Dave Bautista, Zendaya, Jason Momoa, Javier Bardem and David Dastmalchian, amongst others.