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‘Dune’: Watch Denis Villeneuve Reveal Why He Chose Abu Dhabi’s Liwa Desert as a Double for Arrakis (EXCLUSIVE)

Nick Vivarelli International CorrespondentThe Abu Dhabi Film Commission is understandably proud that Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures filmed at the Liwa desert, the large oasis area in the Western Region of the Emirate that doubled as the desert world of Arrakis, and in the past also served as a set for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”“Dune” director Denis Villeneuve filmed at the Liwa desert over 11 days with a team of local and international talent.

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Nick Vivarelli International CorrespondentThe Abu Dhabi Film Commission is understandably proud that Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures filmed at the Liwa desert, the large oasis area in the Western Region of the Emirate that doubled as the desert world of Arrakis, and in the past also served as a set for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”“Dune” director Denis Villeneuve filmed at the Liwa desert over 11 days with a team of local and international talent.
Adult Swim and Crunchyroll’s upcoming animated series “Blade Runner: Black Lotus” takes place between the events of Ridley Scott’s 1982 classic “Blade Runner” and Denis Villeneuve’s 2017 sequel “Blade Runner: 2049.” Set in a futuristic world that plays by its own very strict rules, the minds behind the series at Alcon Entertainment, the owner of the “keeper” of the “Blade Runner” IP, strived to make sure that everything in their new series did in fact play by those rules.

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