Monday, May 20, 2024

Movies Moved Again: “Dune” Not Soon, Warner Bros. Moving Another Blockbuster From This Christmas to 2021


We won’t see “Dune” soon.

Denis Villeneuve’s blockbuster remake of David Lynch’s “Dune” is moving from December 2020 to October 2021.

There are almost no movies left for Christmas season. This is why Regal Theaters have thrown in the paper towel.

What’s next? We don’t have much left for the Oscars, and even the films that are still on schedules for January are looking precarious. Can we have an awards season with so few candidates?

Stay tuned…


Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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