‘Dune’ Art Director Says Villeneuve’s Films Will Be Up There with ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series

We’re still months out from the December 18 release of Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune,” and the filmmaker is currently racing to wrap up post-production on his epic, now-fabled adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi tome.

In the meantime, details from the below-the-line side of things are trickling out, including most recently from the movie’s supervising art director Tom Brown.

In an interview with Kids First! Film Critics, Brown teased the movie and what audiences can expect from Villeneuve’s grand vision.“The great thing about this is that it’s so realistic.

It’s not like anything they’ve seen before,” Brown said of the film’s spacecraft.

“The attitude that Denis and [production designer] Patrice [Vermette took] was, what would happen if these things could actually fly? Unlike a lot of spaceships that just sort of lift off and fly, these have an incredible realism to them.

Even though some of the

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