Empire Magazine presents new images of DUNE characters

Empire has unveiled the covers for its October issue featuring new images of the main characters and a sandworm from DUNE.

The first trailer for Dune has been confirmed for an online release on September 9, and Empire Magazine has unveiled a trio of covers featuring new images of most of the main characters from the new adaptation of Frank Herbert's work. .

Warner Bros has officially confirmed that the first trailer for Denis Villeneuve's Dune will be released next month, and Empire Magazine has made the wait a bit less frustrating after unveiling the covers of their October issue.

The first one introduces us to the members of House Atreides: Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides, Oscar Isaac as his father, Duke Leto, Rebecca Ferguson as his Bene Gesserit concubine Lady Jessica, and Josh Brolin's sword-master, Gurney. Halleck.

The next cover is the Fremen contingent: Javier Bardem as the leader of the Stilgar tribe, Zendaya as his right-hand man Chani, Sharon Duncan-Brewster as his mother Liet-Kynes, and Duncan Idaho as Jason Momoa.

Finally, the subscriber-only version offers a first look at one of Dune's gigantic sandworms. These creatures live deep in the Arrakis Desert and are vital to the planet's spice production.

Cover of Empire Magazine DUNE

Cover of Empire Magazine DUNE

Dune, is the journey of a mythical hero who bears an enormous emotional load, tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant young man who was born with a destiny greater than himself. In this epic, he must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As the forces of evil battle to seize one of the most exceptional resources on the planet, which has the power to unlock the full potential of humanity, only those who master their fears will survive.

The film stars Oscar-nominated actor Timothée Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name, Little Women), Rebecca Ferguson (Doctor Sleep, ”“ Mission Impossible - Fallout), Oscar Isaac (the Star Wars franchise), Josh Brolin, nominated Oscar Award, (My name is Harvey Milk, Avengers: Infinity War), Stellan Skarsgård (HBO's Chernobyl, Avengers: Age of Ultron), Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy movies, Avengers: Endgame), Stephen McKinley Henderson (Fences, Lady Bird), Zendaya (Spider-Man: Homecoming, HBO's Euphoria), David Dastmalchian (Blade Runner 2049, The Dark Knight), Chang Chen (Mr. Long, Tiger and Dragon), Sharon Duncan-Brewster (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Netflix's Sex Education), with Oscar-nominee Charlotte Rampling (45, Assassin's Creed), with Jason Momoa (Aquaman, HBO's Game of Thrones) and with Oscar-winner Javier Bardem ( No country for old men, Skyfall).

Villeneuve directs Dune from a screenplay he co-wrote with Jon Spaihts and Eric Roth based on the novel of the same name written by Frank Herbert. Villeneuve has also produced the film with Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, and Joe Caracciolo, Jr. Executive producers are Tanya Lapointe, Joshua Grode, Herbert W. Gains, Jon Spaihts, Thomas Tull, Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, and Kim Herbert.

Behind the scenes, Villeneuve reteams with twice Oscar-nominated production designer Patrice Vermette (Arrival, Hitman, Queen Victoria), two-time Oscar-nominated editor Joe Walker (Blade Runner 2049, The Arrival, 12 Years a Slave), two-time Oscar-nominated visual effects supervisor Oscar Paul Lambert (First Man, Blade Runner 2049) and Oscar-winning special effects supervisor Gerd Nefzer (Blade Runner 2049).

He has also collaborated for the first time with Oscar-nominated director of photography Greig Fraser (Lion, Zero Dark Thirty, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story); three-time Oscar-nominated costume designer Jacqueline West (The Revenant, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Quills) and co-costume designer Bob Morgan, as well as stunt coordinator Tom Struthers (The Dark Knight trilogy, Inception ). Oscar-winning and Oscar-nominated composer Hans Zimmer (Blade Runner 2049, Origin, Gladiator, The Lion King) is the author of the soundtrack.

The trailer is scheduled to go online on September 9, but with the leaked images floating around, there's a chance it could come sooner.

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