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Dune Is Almost Entirely Faithful to the Books - Here Are the 9 Key Differences

PopSugar Logo By Divya Meena of PopSugar | Slide 1 of 10: BUY NOW$14.99After a long wait aggravated by the global pandemic, Dune, one of 2021's most highly anticipated movies, is finally here! Although the beloved eponymous 1965 sci-fi novel by Frank Herbert has seen many screen adaptations to date, none match the meticulousness and creative grandiosity of Denis Villeneuve's latest Timothée Chalamet-led directorial venture. While the first of the planned two-part adaptation deftly distills the essence of the first half of the source material, some details from the novel are either altered or omitted altogether in this paper-to-screen transformation. Keep reading to find the key differences between the highly revered book and the Villeneuve-helmed movie. Don't miss this movie! Sign up for HBO Max ($14.99 per month) today.

Dune Is Almost Entirely Faithful to the Books - Here Are the 9 Key Differences

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After a long wait aggravated by the global pandemic, Dune, one of 2021's most highly anticipated movies, is finally here! Although the beloved eponymous 1965 sci-fi novel by Frank Herbert has seen many screen adaptations to date, none match the meticulousness and creative grandiosity of Denis Villeneuve's latest Timothée Chalamet-led directorial venture. While the first of the planned two-part adaptation deftly distills the essence of the first half of the source material, some details from the novel are either altered or omitted altogether in this paper-to-screen transformation. Keep reading to find the key differences between the highly revered book and the Villeneuve-helmed movie.

Don't miss this movie! Sign up for HBO Max ($14.99 per month) today.

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