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Abu Dhabi will host the Middle East premiere of Dune: Part Two

The star-studded cast will attend the premiere. 

Lights, camera, Abu Dhabi. The capital is gearing up to welcome A listers. Dune: Part Two’s premiere will take place at VOX Cinemas, The Galleria, Al Maryah Island on 18 February. So, if you want to see stars ranging from Timothée Chalamet to Zendaya, here’s what you need to know. 

Dune: Part One and Dune: Part Two were both filmed in Abu Dhabi. Based on Frank Herbert’s novel, Dune, the original film was released in 2021, and the sequel will be released on 29 February 2024. Dune: Part Two features the Liwa desert as the desert planet Arrakis. Scenes were filmed at almost 20 locations across the Liwa desert in 2022. 

Dune: Part Two has a star-studded cast, which we anticipate seeing at the premiere. The list includes Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Austin Butler, Florence Pugh, Dave Bautista, Christopher Walken and Javier Bardem.

Mohamed Dobay, Creative Media Authority Acting Director General, explained: “Hosting the Middle East premiere of Dune: Part Two is an honour for Abu Dhabi and is also a reflection of the position the emirate holds as one of MENA’s top film and TV locations. We are proud to have supported an incredibly successful filming franchise once again.”

Sameer Al Jaberi, Head of Abu Dhabi Film Commission, added: “Combining expert on-the-ground knowledge, location diversity, highly experienced local talent and know-how, competitive rebate and world-class facilities, a premiere moment really does provide the opportunity for all of our partners and service providers to see the culmination of all our efforts, not to mention showcase to future international productions on the ease of bringing their vision to life in Abu Dhabi.”

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GO: Visit www.dunemovie.me for more information. 

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