Among the novel adaptations, auteurs have the advantage with Academy voters. Canadian auteur Denis Villeneuve (“Blade Runner 2049”) and Eric Roth co-wrote their two-part screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sprawling 1965 science-fiction novel “Dune”. Oscar Isaac plays Duke Leto Atreides and Timothée Chalamet is his son Paul, who travel to spice planet Arrakis. Zendaya also stars with Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Dave Bautista and Stellan Skarsgard.
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