Confession time: As soon as I saw this picture, I somehow blanked out the title and caption and though “Oh that’s a nice new picture of Kylo Ren, which Star Wars was that from?”
I wrote an article about the connection between Dune and Star Wars some time ago. I initially wrote it for a website I no longer write for, but they never published it. So I polished it up significantly and published it for Medium. It was my first film-related article on Medium, and it was curated the next day. It might even get more traction now that the promotional run for Dune has finally begun.
Being the huge Star Wars fan that I am, Dune also has a special place in my reader’s heart. While the 1980s movie wasn’t really all that good, I am holding onto hope that Denis Villeneuve’s version will shatter the previous film’s records and maybe even push its cast and director into the Star Wars fandom’s hemisphere.
If you don’t know anything at all about it, feel free to read my article on Medium (and…View original post