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‘Dune’ Fans Forced to Wait Two Years Until Sequel Release

A billboard of the movie ‘Dune’ in Seoul on Oct. 20.
A billboard of the movie ‘Dune’ in Seoul on Oct. 20.  Photographer: Simon Shin/SOPA Images//Getty Images

Fans of the box-office topping sci-fi movie “Dune” will have to wait two years for the next installment, with the sequel set to be released in October 2023. 

Production company Legendary Entertainment, owned by Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group Co., announced “Dune Part Two” in a tweet Wednesday. The sequel is scheduled to be released in October 2023, U.S. media including the Hollywood Reporter said, citing a statement from Legendary and Warner Bros.