Movie stars flood Budapest: Dune shoots

Many filmmakers understandably choose Budapest as the location for their film. The crew of the film Dune decided no differently. After the first part, which won six Oscars, Denis Villeneuve returns to the Hungarian capital with his illustrious crew to shoot the second part of the play.

Dune shooting in Budapest

The first part of the latest adaptation of the world conceived by Frank Herbert was a worldwide hit in 2021, reports Director Denis Villeneuve’s plan was to split the first book in the novel series into two parts. The second part of Dune is scheduled for release in October 2023, the shooting in Budapest has just started.

As Dune begins filming, Warner Bros. Pictures has finally unveiled the official synopsis of the highly anticipated sci-fi film. The film, starring Timothée Chalamet, will be shot in Budapest, Abu Dhabi, Jordan and Italy.

The history

“The second part will explore the mythical journey of Paul Atreides as he joins forces with Chani and the Fremen to exact revenge on the conspirators who destroyed his family. He must choose between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe while striving to avert a terrifying future that only he can foresee.”

Of course, the start of shooting also means that the Hungarian capital will soon be full of Hollywood stars again. Austin Butler, who will play the role of Harkonnen heir Feyd-Rautha, has been in Budapest for a few days.

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Huge success

Last year, Dune was acclaimed by fans and critics alike. Earlier this year, the film received 10 Oscar nominations. It won six of those, including Best Original Score, Best Sound, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, and Best Visual Effects.

The film is scheduled for release on November 17, 2023.

Stars meet in Budapest

If we are lucky, we can meet the following stars in Budapest in the near future:

  • Timothy Chalamet
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  • Rebecca Ferguson
  • Josh Brolin
  • David Bautista
  • Florence Pugh
  • Christopher Walken
  • Lea Seydoux
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