After the runaway success of Dune, Denis Villeneuve has his choose of tasks he can tackle. Whereas viewers watch for extra information on Dune: Half 2, Villeneuve has already discovered an addition undertaking, one which can see him staying within the lane of sci-fi epics.
The Hollywood Reporter revealed that the Dune director will helm a big-screen adaptation of the Arthur C. Clarke basic Rendezvous with Rama. This can mark the filmmaker’s second sci-fi novel-to-screen interpretation after directing the well-received Frank Herbert adaptation. Alcon Leisure’s Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove will produce and finance the movie. Whereas saying the movie, Johnson and Kosove couldn’t disguise their pleasure as they praised Denis Villeneuve’s love for the style, saying:
Hitman’s Spouse’s Bodyguard’s Morgan Freeman will produce the sci-fi epic alongside Johnson and Kosove by way of his manufacturing firm Revelations Leisure. Freeman has held the rights to the sci-fi basic because the early 2000s. Revelations’ Lori McCreary will function a producer on the upcoming movie.
Very like Dune, Rendezvous with Rama offers with themes of exploration. The 1973 novel chronicles a gaggle of explorers as they work together with an alien spacecraft upon its entry into the photo voltaic system and attempt to unlock the ship’s mysteries. With the Clarke sci-fi basic being one in a e-book collection, the movie’s potential success may start a brand new franchise with extra books primed for big-screen diversifications. In fact, this e-book received’t be the primary Clarke e-book to be tailored for the silver display screen, as the difference of his 1968 novel 2001: A Area Odyssey went on to be thought-about one in all cinema’s biggest masterpieces.
Nonetheless, it is perhaps some time earlier than Denis Villeneuve begins manufacturing on Rendezvous with Rama. The Arrival director is hooked up to direct and produce the Jake Gyllenhaal-led miniseries The Son. In fact, he’ll helm Dune: Half 2, together with producing and directing the HBO Max spinoff collection Dune: The Sisterhood. Villeneuve has already given hints of what to anticipate within the sequel, together with the introduction of a sure character. The sequel information was solely enhanced by the sci-fi blockbuster raking in a number of Golden Globe nominations.
So followers of Denis Villeneuve’s work are in for a slew of sci-fi and motion content material over the subsequent few years. Together with Dune and its sequel, the Sicario director already has a confirmed monitor report with Arrival and Blade Runner 2049. Hopefully moviegoers received’t have to attend too lengthy to see Denis Villeneuve’s imaginative and prescient of Arthur C. Clarke’s phrases and imagery.
The movie adaptation is presently in improvement, so there’s no casting information, manufacturing begin or launch date for now. For extra updates on Rendezvous with Rama, examine again with CinemaBlend.