A new trailer has arrived for director Denis Villeneuve’s big screen take on Frank Herbert’s sci-fi masterpiece Dune, and it certainly ticks all of the epic boxes.

The film stars Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Zendaya, Chang Chen, David Dastmalchian, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Charlotte Rampling, Jason Momoa and Javier Bardem. Hans Zimmer provides the epic score.

If you’re not familiar with the story, here’s a quick summary: “A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive.”

Dune is currently set for an October 21 release in Australian cinemas. Get epic with the new trailer now:

Dune at JB Hi-Fi