Ahead of the Korean release of the movie 'Dune: Part 2', we pointed out three anticipated points.
Ahead of the Korean release of the movie 'Dune: Part 2', we pointed out three anticipated points.
As the movie 'Dune: Part 2' is about to be released in Korea, we pointed out three points to look forward to.

◆ From Timothee Chalamet to Zendaya and Austin Butler

'Dune: Part 2', an action blockbuster in which Paul (Timothy Chalamet), who awakens after realizing his abilities, searches for his destiny as a warrior on a journey for revenge, has confirmed its release in Korea and features actor Timothee Chalamet, who is attracting attention not only in Korea but also around the world. This is a work in which many of Hollywood's leading actors participated, including Zendaya, Austin Butler, Stellan Skarsgård, Rebecca Ferguson, Javier Bardem, and Dave Bautista. The original cast, led by Timothée Chalamet as Paul, a character who dreams of revenge after the fall of his family by the emperor, Zendaya as Chany, Rebecca Ferguson as Jessica, and Stellan as Baron Harkonnen. Skarsgård, Javier Bardem as 'Stilga', and Dave Bautista as 'Laban' fascinate audiences with their more upgraded action acting and deeper emotions than in the previous film.

The new cast that appears and further expands the 'Dune' universe includes Austin Butler as Fade Lothar, the successor to the Harkonnen family, Florence Pugh as the emperor's daughter 'Princess Irulan', and Lea Seydoux as 'Lady Marcotte'. He joined in and added variety to the epic narrative. Leading foreign media outlets that first saw the film said, “It is much denser than the first film, has more action and captures growth,” “Amazing acting ensemble from actors including Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya!”, “Majestic and majestic.” “The directing and the trustworthy performances of the actors”, “More immersive storytelling and an overwhelming scale than the previous film!” It is eliciting explosive reactions.

◆ An overwhelming and magnificent worldview created by Hollywood genius director, Denis Villeneuve!

'Dune: Part 2' is the second series of the movie 'Dune' directed by Denis Villeneuve, a genius director recognized by Hollywood. The previous film, 'Dune', proved its box office success by earning over $400 million in box office revenue despite the pandemic, and was recognized for its quality by being nominated for leading overseas film festivals such as the Golden Globes, Academy Awards, and Critics' Choice Awards. As it is the second series of 'Dune', which has achieved such amazing results, it contains an even more upgraded cinematic world view, "Director Denis Villeneuve has once again exceeded his limits. A breathtaking, splendid cinematic masterpiece!", "Denis Villeneuve kept his promise. 'Dune: Part 2' is powerful, epic and even more grand", "Long live Denis Villeneuve, long live the perfection of this film", "The most captivating blockbuster from director Denis Villeneuve", etc. The favorable reviews continue.

◆ Desert planet Arrakis, intense mise-en-scène completed with real location filming

'Dune: Part 2' provides audiences with an intense cinematic experience with mise-en-scène completed in locations around the world, from Italy to the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. In particular, the desert planet Arrakis, which boasts an overwhelming scale, was completed through real location filming. These places include the Al Siq canyon near Wadi Araba and the sand dunes of the United Arab Emirates. In addition, in order to differentiate itself, the location where the previous film was filmed was boldly abandoned, and the unique atmosphere of the Dune series was maintained, but the visual world view was completed through a new perspective, new scenery, and new terrain. Regarding this perfect mise-en-scène, "It leaves you spellbound! The best movie of all time," "The birth of a new masterpiece," "Gorgeous, spectacular, and beautiful!", "It's so shocking that it's a shame that the running time isn't longer!" It continued to receive favorable reviews such as “the best cinematic experience” and “overwhelming scale that surpasses the previous film,” and has proven to be a highly anticipated film that is attracting attention from all over the world.

‘Dune: Part 2’ will be released in Korea on the 28th.

Kim Ji-won, Ten Asia reporter bella@tenasia.co.kr
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