Doon is off to strong!
The massively anticipated film grossed $5.1 million in Thursday’s preview (October 21), as Variety reported Friday (October 22).
The film was released in the U.S. over the weekend. and will release in 4,100 theaters across Canada, and is currently projected to generate $30 million to $40 million in its opening weekend.
The film is also debuting simultaneously on HBO Max, which may affect theater ticket sales.
Dune is a 1965 novel by Frank Herbert and the book was adapted into a 1984 film starring Kyle MacLachlan.
The Journey of a Mythical and Emotionally Charged Hero, Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet), a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his comprehension, who needs to ensure his future. Must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe. of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode in conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence – a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential – only those who can conquer their fears will survive. Huh.
The film also stars Zendaya, Stellan Skarsgard, Jason Momoa, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Rebecca Ferguson, and more.