Original Dune Star Kyle MacLachlan Says It's "Disheartening" That New Movie Is Coming To HBO Max

  • Actor Kyle MacLachlan understands why Warner Bros. is releasing all its 2021 movies on HBO Max, including the new Dune, the same time they hit theaters, but he isn't enamored with the idea. MacLachlan, who starred in David Lynch's 1984 version of Dune, told the Seattle Times that a movie of the new Dune's size and scale is meant to be seen on the big screen. But he understands that this new strategy of simultaneously releasing movies in theaters and on streaming services may be the future.

    "I'm excited to see it," MacLachlan said. "It's one of my favorite books and I look forward to seeing what the director Denis Villeneuve does with it. I think the simultaneous release is kind of the wave of the future. It's disheartening though because a movie like that is meant to be seen on the large screen."

    Dune was the first collaboration MacLachlan worked on with David Lynch. The two also worked together on the film Blue Velvet and the Twin Peaks franchise, including both series and the theatrical film. Continue Reading at GameSpot