The actors and writers strike fallout continues to impact release schedules, and now the Dune: Part Two release date has officially been delayed into 2024.
When is the new Dune: Part Two release date?
Dune: Part Two was originally set to release in theaters from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Entertainment on November 3, 2023. The new release date is March 15, 2024. Ideally, the strikes will be over by then, and the cast will be able to promote the film.
“This follow-up film will explore the mythic journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen while on a warpath of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family,” reads the synopsis. “Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he endeavors to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.”
Dune: Part Two is once again being directed by Denis Villeneuve. The returning cast includes Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Zendaya, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, and Stephen McKinley Henderson. Joining them is Christopher Walken as Emperor Shaddam IV, Florence Pugh as Princess Irulan, Austin Butler as Feyd-Rautha, Léa Seydoux as Lady Margot, and Souheila Yacoub as Shishakli.
Upon release, the first film went on to garner critical acclaim from fans and critics alike. It also racked up a whopping 10 Academy Award nominations. It won six of them, including Best Original Score and Best Cinematography.