After visiting Mexico, the world tour of Dune: Part Two continued on Thursday, February 15 in London, where the world premiere of the long-awaited sequel to Denis Villeneuve, Legendary y Warner Bros.

The celebration included the participation of the cast of the project, and a new and surprising addition (to the cast and the premiere): Anya Taylor-Joy, who was confirmed as the surprise signing of the film. The young actress plays an important character in the franchise, which has not been specified for the audience to avoid spoilers.

During an interview broadcast live on Warner Bros. social networks, Taylor-Joy shyly confirmed her participation in Dune: Part Two:

“This is a dream come true. The books are incredible, but with this cast and with Denis, it doesn't get any better than that. [Es] “One of the best movies I have ever seen in my entire life.” Honestly, Denis has done extraordinarily well.”

Taylor-Joy joins a wonderful cast made up of the returns of Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Javier Bardem, Dave Bautistay Charlotte Ramplingand new additions Austin Butler (Elvis), Florence Pugh (Oppenheimer, Midsummer), Christopher Walken (Severance, The Outlaws), Léa Seydoux (Crimes of the Future, No Time to Die), Tim Blake Nelson (Nightmare Alleyserie Watchmen), y Souheila Yacoub (Climax).

Taylor-Joy has another highly anticipated premiere in the plans for 2024: Furiosa: A Mad Max Sagaa prequel focused on the character played by Charlize Theron in Mad Max: Fury Road, now played by Taylor-Joy in this young version. At her young age, the actress has an enviable filmography, with projects such as The Witch, Split, The Queen’s Gambit, Peaky Blinders, Last Night in Soho, Emma., The Menuand this year's premieres, Angryy Dune: Part Two.

Villeneuve resumes his work as screenwriter, director and producer, while Jon Spaihts returns as co-writer.

Premiere of 'Dune: Part Two' in London. GettyImages.


The plot will explore the mythical journey of Paul Atreides as he joins Chani and the Fremen while seeking revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Faced with a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the universe, he strives to avoid a terrible future that only he can foresee.

Villeneuve, Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Tanya Lapointe and Patrick McCormick are producers. Executive producers include Josh Grode, Herbert W. Gains, Brian Herbert, Byron Merrit, Kim Herbert, Thomas Tull, Spaihts, Richard P. Rubinstein, and John Harrison, with Kevin J. Anderson serving as creative consultant.

Dune It was conceived to be made in two parts, since Frank Herbert's literary material is so rich and extensive that one film was not enough to adequately cover all the stories and the themes addressed in it, such as religion, politics, and the environment. .

Dune arrived in American theaters on October 22, 2021, also having a simultaneous premiere in HBO Max. At the domestic box office it collected $40.1 million, becoming the best hybrid premiere of 2021, and the best domestic premiere in Villeneuve's career. In the international market – where it premiered a week earlier – it added $180.6 million, for a global total of $220.2 million. The production budget was $165 million without marketing costs. All the details of its premiere box office in this link.

Dune: Part Two will be released in cinemas around the world on March 1, 2024. This date includes functions of in IMAX format.

Anya Taylor-Joy at the premiere of 'Dune: Part Two' in London. Getty Images.


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