Warner Bros isn’t Dune yet with the mega movie hit of the year

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Warner Bros isn’t Dune yet with the mega movie hit of the year

The production company says ‘Dune: Part Two’ will be released in 2023

Jill Serjeant

A second Dune movie will be released in October 2023, Warner Bros said this week.

The first part of the sci-fi epic, directed by Denis Villeneuve and one of the most eagerly anticipated films of 2021, has taken almost $225m (about R3,4bn) at the global box office since it opened last week. It cost an estimated $165m (about R2,5bn) to produce.

Villeneuve has always said he envisaged a second movie, but Warner Bros had not committed to the project before Tuesday...

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