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Up till early March, the movie business was operating enterprise as typical. Then the pandemic threw the largest of wrenches into the works, leading to not solely quite a few productions being shut down, however theaters being closed as nicely, which additional led to lots of motion pictures both being postponed or shifting to VOD/streaming launch. However, there are nonetheless motion pictures scheduled to come back out later this 12 months, together with Dune, and evidently star Timothee Chalamet is already being thought of as a robust contender for subsequent 12 months’s Academy Awards.
For now, Dune is sticking to its December launch, and in line with Gold Derby, Timothee Chalamet, who’s taking part in lead protagonist Paul Atreides, 37% of people that voted in a ballot on the web site felt he’s most deserving of a win on the 2021 Oscars. Benedict Cumberbatch got here in second place with 19%, adopted by Matt Damon at third with 11%, forward of many others.
Timothy Chalamet is actually no stranger to Oscars buzz, having been nominated for the Finest Actor trophy for his efficiency as Elio Perlman in 2017’s Name Me By Your Title. Gary Oldman ended up successful that 12 months for taking part in Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, however contemplating Chalamet’s performing skills, there’s a very good likelihood he’ll earn one other Oscar nomination down the road, and evidently a good quantity of parents suppose Dune could possibly be the film to earn him such recognition once more.
In fact, to ensure that Timothee Chalamet to be a contender on the 2021 Academy Awards, Dune will both want to remain in its December slot or come out by February 28, 2021. Due to the well being disaster, the 93rd Academy Awards has prolonged the eligibility interval for motion pictures, and the ceremony itself will likely be held on April 25, 2021. Nonetheless, with a lot uncertainty within the air, it’s totally potential that Dune will find yourself being delayed to later into 2021, that means any Oscars consideration it might earn will likely be for the 2022 ceremony.
Like the unique Dune novel penned by Frank Herbert, this newest Dune film is ready within the far future and follows Paul Atreides and his mom, Rebecca Ferguson’s Girl Jessica, fleeing to the floor of Arrakis and allying themselves with the Fremen after their household is betrayed and management of this desert planet’s mining operations is seized from them. The film’s ensemble forged additionally contains Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Javier Bardem, Zendaya and Jason Momoa.
Quite than adapt Dune into one film like David Lynch did within the ‘80s, filmmaker Denis Villeneuve is splitting the story into two motion pictures, and whereas a sequel hasn’t been given the official inexperienced gentle simply but, author Jon Spaihts is engaged on the script. There’s additionally a prequel collection in improvement for HBO Max referred to as Dune: The Sisterhood.
Dune continues to be lined up for December 18, so hold checking again with CinemaBlend for extra updates. You possibly can study what different motion pictures are purported to drop later this 12 months in our 2020 launch schedule.