The release date for the untitled “Godzilla vs. Kong” sequel set by Warner Bros. for March 15, 2024, and the new date for “Dune: Part Two” of November 17, 2023. Both movies, which are made by Legendary, will be shown in IMAX.
Dan Stevens will play the lead in the Monster Verse sequel, which will be directed by Adam Wingard, who also directed “Godzilla vs. Kong” in 2021. Producing will be done by Jon Jashni, Eric McLeod, Thomas Tull, Alex Garcia, and Mary Parent.
Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Josh Brolin, and Javier Bardem are among the returning cast members of “Dune 2,” along with newcomers Florence Pugh, Austin Butler, and Christopher Walken. Denis Villeneuve is back in the director’s chair for this remake.
The first half of Frank Herbert’s novel was adapted for the 2021 film “Dune,” with Villeneuve always hoping to finish the adaptation in a sequel that covered the second half of the book.
Producers of “Dune: Part Two” include Villeneuve, Tanya LaPointe, Mary Parent, and Cale Boyter. With a November release date, the movie will now compete head-to-head with Lionsgate’s prequel “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes.”
At the box office, “Dune” brought in $400 million worldwide. It received 10 Oscar nominations and won six of them, including Best Original Score, Best Film Editing, and Best Cinematography.
Despite being released on HBO Max the same day it opened in theatres, “Godzilla vs. Kong” was a worldwide huge blockbuster for Warner Bros., earning $468 million. The franchise’s fifth instalment, an untitled follow-up, was created by in 2014, Gareth Edwards released “Godzilla,” which was followed by “Kong: Skull Island” and “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” before the two enormous beasts engaged in combat in “Godzilla vs. Kong.”