Christopher Nolan is at the moment having the most important 12 months of an already unbelievable profession and he’s about to rewind it again in time. Apparently, he requested Warner Bros. if it could re-release his troubled 2020 movie Tenet in theaters as a option to construct hype for Dune: Half Two, and it agreed.
The information comes from reporter Jeff Sneider who says Tenet shall be again in theaters, and most significantly IMAX 70mm theaters the place Nolan’s Oppenheimer noticed such success, on February 23, with tickets occurring sale later this week. The screenings might need new footage of Dune: Half Two with it. io9 has reached out to Warner Bros. for remark or clarification and can replace this story if or when that occurs.
What’s the hyperlink between Tenet and Dune: Half Two? Primarily, it’s the filmmakers themselves. Nolan is outwardly a very good good friend of director Denis Villeneuve and the hope is placing his title and product alongside Villeneuve’s can solely assist theaters and one another. Let’s not overlook too, Tenet had a greater than tumultuous launch and reception thanks largely to covid; most individuals by no means acquired an opportunity to see it in theaters, not to mention full-on IMAX. There’s additionally the very fact Nolan left his traditional dwelling, Warner Bros., for Common with Oppenheimer, and the studio absolutely needs to get again on his good facet.
Tenet can be a movie that you simply actually do must see greater than as soon as, and ideally in an enormous theatrical setting, to completely admire. Final 12 months, I gave the movie a rewatch and loved it rather more than my first viewing. I nonetheless don’t assume it’s certainly one of Nolan’s greatest total, however its ambitions and central concept are second to none.
So, would you head out to theaters to see Tenet, particularly if it has a brand new tease for Dune: Half Two? Or are you good watching Tenet at dwelling and simply seeing the Dune sequel on March 1? Tell us beneath.
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