New 'Dune' film delayed again: report

Warner Bros. has rearranged its fall release schedule. The eagerly-awaited "Dune", however, has been delayed again. However, Variety reports that it was only for three weeks. It will be available from Oct. 1-2021 to Oct. 22-2021.Legendary Pictures will produce the movie, which adapts the first half of Frank Herbert's "Dune” novels. Denis Villeneuve will direct the movie. Villeneuve has already proven himself with the phenomenal sequel "Blade Runner 2049", which is no less epic than "Arrival" or "Sicarrio", which are also incredible motion pictures.Related: Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of 'Dune" gets its first trailerDenis Villeneuve, director of Warner Bros.' "Dune," will direct the remake. It will be in theaters Oct. 22, 2021. (Image credit Warner Bros.Villeneuve has found the perfect franchise in "Dune" to give new life to. The cast includes Timothe Chalamet (as Paul Atreides), Charlotte Rampling, Reverend Mother Gaius Mohiam), Jason Momoa, Dave Bautista, Glossu Beast' Rabban, Oscar Isaac (Duke Leto Atreides), Javier Bardem, Stellan Skarsgrd, Stellan Skarsgrd, Stellan Skarsgrd, Baron Vladimir Harkonnen).Similar: The Best Science Fiction BooksThis is the fourth change to the release date. The Coronavirus pandemic, however, has caused havoc on almost every TV and movie in the past 18 months. It was originally scheduled for November last year. The decision to simultaneously make it available on HBO Max's streaming service has been controversial.Villeneuve has made it clear that he wants "Dune" to be a theatrical release. However, it doesn't appear like that will happen. It remains to be seen how this will impact the box office and subsequent production of "Dune", which would effectively be part II.New York Comic Con is two weeks away and the schedule has not been released yet. The new release date will be available in October. There are still reasons to hope for a panel or new footage. We haven't seen a trailer in eight months so we hope we get one before October.