Warner Bros. and Legendary Set Denis Villeneuve Event Film for 2026, Next MonsterVerse Movie for 2027

Warner Bros. has announced a slew of changes to their release schedule, most notably slotting an untitled event film from Legendary and “Dune” director Denis Villeneuve for Dec. 18, 2026 in IMAX.

Following the massive success of “Dune: Part Two,” Villeneuve entered into talks with Legendary for an adaptation of Annie Jacobsen’s Pulitzer Prize finalist “Nuclear War: A Scenario.”

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Legendary also confirmed that it is working with Villeneuve to develop a third “Dune” film.

An untitled Monsterverse film has also been slated for March 26, 2027.

An animated film from Warner Bros. Pictures Animation and Locksmith, previously set for the same date, has been removed from the calendar.

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