Filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky
's ambitious attempt to make a film adaptation of Frank Herbert
's seminal sci-fi classic novel Dune
has become the stuff of Hollywood legend, so much so that Denis Villeneuve
's upcoming Dune
movie pays homage to Jodorowsky's planned adaptation through its choice of Pink Floyd's music. France's Premiere magazine recently asked Jororowsky his thoughts on the trailer for the new Dune
that was released recently, and the filmmaker's opinion was positive... but with a few caveats.
"I saw the [Dune
trailer]. It's very well done. We can see that it is an industrial cinema, that there is a lot of money, and that it was very expensive. But if it was very expensive, it must pay in proportion. And that is the problem: There [are] no surprises. The form is identical to what is done everywhere. The lighting, the acting, everything is predictable."
The original Dune