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Denis Villeneuve
His success (yeah yeah, box office, blah blah) with Blade Runner 2049 signaled to many that perhaps he really is the right person to bring the Frank Herbert classic Dune back to the big screen. During an appearance at the Rendez-Vous du Cinema Quebecois this week, Villeneuve spoke a bit about his plans with space-heavy film[...]
Dune reboot
Brian Herbert, son of the late, great creator of the 'Dune' universe Frank Herbert (bless the Maker and his passing), took up the mantle of finishing his father's legacy He's since become the written voice of Arrakis, continuing the saga of House Atreides and the Fremen, as well as several of his own titles and works. Announced[...]
Denis Villeneuve's "Dune": Zoe Saldana Wants In
 The film is set to open on October 6th 2017. And THEN earlier this year, it was announced that Denis would be taking over the long rumored remake/reboot of the Frank Herbert epic Dune.  Despite how I personally feel about this choice (I *really* wanted Tarsem Singh), Villeneuve *is*  solid director, who gets his vision across[...]
On This Day In Pop Culture For February 11
Oh, and that Marvel planned to kill a character every quarter going forward. Todays Birthdays include Thomas Edison inventor (1847), Leslie Nielsen actor (1926), Burt Reynolds actor (1936), Ken Shamrock mma fighter/professional wrestler (1964), Mo Willems author (1968), Jennifer Aniston actress (1969) #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Death has touched this day in profound[...]
It's Official: The Dune Reboot Has Found Its Director
Now in under 140 characters, Brian Herbert (son of Dune author Frank Herbert) has confirmed that the contracts have all been signed, and Villeneuve will be directing. It's official — Legendary Pictures has signed the very talented Denis Villeneuve to direct the exciting new DUNE series film project. — Brian Herbert (@DuneAuthor) February 1, 2017 Back in late[...]