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    There Are So Many Stars In The First "Dune" Trailer, It Should Have Its Own Galaxy

    Show! Us! The! Sandworms! We! Want! The! Sandworms!

    After we received a first look at the highly anticipated sci-fi film Dune back in April, we've been anxiously counting down the days to the film's first trailer.

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    Well, lucky for us, the countdown ended this morning when it was finally released! Please, bask in its visually stunning glory, I'll wait:

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    The film is directed by Denis Villeneuve of Prisoners, Arrival, and Blade Runner 2049 fame, so, needless to say, it's already a verifiable FEAST for the eyes.

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    Our story — which is based on the beloved 1965 sci-fi novel of the same name — follows Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet), son of Duke Leto Atreides (Oscar Isaac) and Lady Jessica (Rebecca Ferguson), a messiah of sorts who dreams of his future. Namely, of Chani (Zendaya), which...honestly, same.

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    His family accepts a stewardship on the planet Arrakis* — a dangerous desert planet nicknamed "Dune" (hence the title) — to find the most valuable resource in the universe: a drug known simply as "the spice."

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    *I've always liked to think of it as "mean Tatooine," myself.

    And y'all...this cinematography is basically pornography. I almost marked this post NSFW. Look! At! These! Sexy! Shots!

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    Also, the ensemble cast is FREAKIN' STACKED, including the likes of Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, David Dastmalchian, Chang Chen, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Charlotte Rampling, Jason Momoa, and Javier Bardem.

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    Like...how does one even get this many famous people to agree to a thing?!

    Also also, THEY SHOWED US THE BIG OL' SAND WORMS. IT'S LIKE THAT ONE IN THE SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS EPISODE, BUT EVEN MORE ORNERY.

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    Can we please make a "Best Film Trailer" category at the Academy Awards so this baby can take home some gold?!

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    So, uh, yeah...there ya have it. Be sure to catch the whole movie when it's released, which is currently slated for Dec. 18, 2020!

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