Dune Succeeded At The Box Office, But A Sequel Might Be Riskier

Film fans around North America rejoiced this weekend as the much-anticipated “Dune” finally hit theaters, in addition to being released on HBO Max.

Despite the hybrid release, which has seemingly hampered the earning potential for other Warner Bros.

releases, this year, director Denis Villeneuve’s epic adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel defied expectation, taking in $40.1 million over the weekend at the domestic box office.

Coupled with the already solid international numbers, not to mention widespread critical acclaim, it seems all but assured that a “Dune” sequel is in the cards.

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