Dune: New teasers reveal first footage of Timothée Chalamet and Jason Momoa in Denis Villeneuve epic

‘Dune’ is scheduled for release on 18 December 2020

Isobel Lewis
Tuesday 08 September 2020 20:45
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First look at Jason Momoa in Dune

Dune fans have been treated to the first footage from Denis Villeneuve’s long-awaited sci-fi adventure.

With the announcement that the first trailer would be dropping on Wednesday (9 September), a number of teasers were released on social media on Tuesday night, giving fans a glimpse at the cast and their characters.

Among these were Timothée Chalamet, Josh Brolin and Jason Momoa, the latter of whom plays swordmaster Duncan Idaho. Momoa’s clip shows the Aqua Man actor dressed in armour and a long scarf, menacingly removing his glove as he walks forward.

The videos are underscored by the voice of Chalamet as lead Paul Atreides, who is heard reciting the Litany Against Fear: “Fear is the mind killer. Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration.”

He continues: “I will face my fear and I will permit it to pass over me. When the fear is gone, there will be nothing - only I will remain.”

Fans were given a glimpse at the first footage of Chalamet in 'Dune'

Celebrating the clip’s release, Momoa wrote on Instagram: “Two words… Duncan Idaho sorry two more… F*** YEAH. @DuneMovie. Buckle up - this is gonna be badass!”

Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Zendaya, Stellan Skarsgård, Charlotte Rampling and Javier Bardem also make up the star-studded cast.

Based on Frank Herbert’s famous sci-fi novel, Dune follows a noble family who accept the stewardship of the planet Arrakis, an inhospitable wasteland that is also the only source of a rare drug known as “spice”, only to be betrayed by the galactic empire.

It was first adapted by David Lynch in 1984 in a film starring Kyle MacLachlan and Patrick Stewart.

Dune is scheduled for release on 18 December 2020.

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