‘Dune’: A Story of Exploitation

‘Dune’: A Story of Exploitation

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A film adaptation of Dune, the 1965 science fiction novel by Frank Herbert, is going to debut in theaters this December 18th. With its last theatrical release in 1984, director Denis Villeneuve is updating the epic for a new generation, focusing more on the politics found in the book, or more specifically, the ever present theme of exploitation, for as with any good sci-fi, it has a comment to make about our own world.     Set in the far future amidst a feudal interstellar civilization where noble families control planetary fiefs, Dune follows Leto Atreides, whose family accepts the stewardship …

Zendaya Reveals New ‘Dune’ Vanity Fair Photos

Zendaya Reveals New ‘Dune’ Vanity Fair Photos

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Zendaya’s latest Instagram post gives fans a sneak peak of Chani, her role in the upcoming movie Dune. This comes just days after Vanity Fair released a first look photo of Timothée Chalamet as the film’s lead, Paul Atreids. Zendaya is a Disney star turned serious actor, most recently featured in the Spider-Man: Homecoming series, The Greatest Showman, and the hit HBO show Euphoria. In January 2019, she was cast as Chani in the upcoming Dune movie, set to be released in December 2020.  Her Instagram post features two photos of her character, Chani, in the movie. Tagging Vanity Fair …

First Look at Timothée Chalamet in ‘Dune’ Adaptation

First Look at Timothée Chalamet in ‘Dune’ Adaptation

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Timothée Chalamet, the actor from Lady Bird, Little Women, and The King is now set to star in Dune, a new Science-Fiction movie adaptation. Timothee Chalamet will star as Paul Atreids, the main character from author Frank Hebert’s novel by the same name Dune. Denis Villeneuve is set to direct the film which is coming out in December 18th 2020.    Vanity Fair has released a first look photo from the new film, which you can see down below. It features Paul standing on the beach of Caladan. Image via vanity fair This is going to be a star studded feature …