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Fun facts about 'Dune' you should check while we are waiting for the second part

The second part of "Dune" started its recording. Meanwhile, let's check some fun facts about the shocking movie.

Last year "Dune" took the movie theater to rock the industry. This wonderful film directed by Denis Villeneuve is a global sensation. We all are waiting for the second part. We have great news for you: The recording for it just started!

There are high expectations about the upcoming movie since the first one was perfect. This masterpiece has gorgeous cinematography. Every single scene is really well made. Watching this movie is a visual pleasure.

It follows the story of a young noble men called Paul Atreides. He will have to survive in a hostile environment. It takes place on the planet Arrakis, a deadly and desertic world. Also, there is a giant political conspiracy. The plot is very interesting.

We cannot forget to mention the awesome casting. Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Zendaya, and more. All of them are super talented actors. Here are some fun facts about the movie, you need to be ready for the second part.

Fun facts about 'Dune' you should know

1. The novel by Frank Herbert

The film is based on 'Dune', a novel by Frank Herbert. It follows the story of an interstellar society ruled by some noble families. The writer published five sequels, and his son, Brian Herbert continued with more stories about this universe.

'Dune' novel by Frank Herbert / Twitter @SouthGateWriter

2. The shocking scenarios

Since the story takes place mostly on a desertic planet, the production looked for the most beautiful locations. It was recorded in Hungary, Australia, the United Aran Emirates, Jordan, Norway and Slovakia.

'Dune' set / Twitter @dune_dawn

3. It is the second adaptation

In 1984 the first film based on this novel was premiered. Kyle MacLachlan took the role of Paul Atreides. However, it got many negative reviews.

Scened from 'Dune' (1984) / Twitter @GeoTeachEon

4. It got 6 Oscar trophies

The movie was nominated in 10 categories of the Academy Awards 2022. It was the winner of Best Sound, Best Original Score, Best Filming Editing, Best Production Design, Best Visual Effects, and of course, Best Cinematography.

Dune won Best Cinematography at the Oscars 2022

5. The spin-off series

The spin-off series "Dune: The Sisterhood" is getting ready. It will follow the story of the religious group called 'Bene Gesserit' before the events of the movie.

Scene with a Bene Gesserit / Twitter @fedkukso

While we are waiting, check these movies with Timothée Chalamet. The young actor has worked in the best films.

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