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Dune Fans, Take This Quiz—You Could Win Free Dune: Part Two Tickets

Dune Fans, Take This Quiz-You Could Win Free Dune: Part Two Tickets

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Dune Fans, Take This Quiz-You Could Win Free Dune: Part Two Tickets

Answer these trivia questions by noon today for a chance to see this sequel on the big screen

February 29, 2024
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Want to be transported to the inhospitable desert planet Arrakis-for free? BU Today is celebrating the release of the new sci-fi blockbuster Dune: Part Two with a trivia quiz. The prize: two tickets to see the movie tonight at 7:30 pm at AMC Boston Common 19. Each person who answers all the questions correctly on the form below by noon today will be entered in a drawing for the tickets; BU Today will announce the winner today by 1 pm.

Despite premiering during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, Dune: Part One went on to earn a hefty $400 million at the box office and 10 Oscar nominations. Now its sequel is here and expected to do even better-"Bigger and more far out" are the words the New York Times used in its review.

Both films are based on a science-fiction novel of the same name and are directed by Denis Villeneuve. (There was a 1980s adaption directed by David Lynch that is considered one of Hollywood's biggest flops. Fortunately, that isn't an issue with the latest installments.)

Dune: Part Two welcomes newcomers Austin Butler, Florence Pugh, and Christopher Walken. Returning as protagonist Paul Atreides is Part One star Timothée Chalamet. In addition, the iconic composer Hans Zimmer returns to the series with a prominent female choir, strings, and wind instruments to transport us back to Arrakis.

To enter, answer the questions in the form below by noon today, Friday, March 1. Be sure to include your phone number, email address, and BU affiliation. The winner will be notified by email or phone, so keep it nearby.

Dune Movie Quiz

  • 1. Timothée Chalamet's character, Paul Atreides, is a member of House Atreides. Which animal represents their family?*
  • 2. Oscar-winning German composer and longtime fan of Dune, Hans Zimmer, turned down the offer to work with which longtime collaborator in order to score this franchise?*
  • 3. In August 2023, it was announced Dune: Part Two's release date would be delayed to the following spring due to what reason?*
  • 4. Florence Pugh plays the role of Princess Irulan in Dune: Part Two. Who was first offered the role, but had to turn it down due to scheduling conflicts?*
  • 5. What inspired Frank Herbert, author of the novel Dune, to write his original tale?*
  • 6. The 1984 version of Dune is directed by David Lynch (of Twin Peaks fame), who also appears in his movie as an uncredited cameo in what role?*
  • 7. Between July and December 2022, principal photography for Dune: Part Two occurred in the following countries EXCEPT for: Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, or the United Arab Emirates?*
  • 8. Where did Dune: Part Two hold its world premiere on February 15 this year?*
  • 9. How many minutes of music did Hans Zimmer write for the Dune sequel before the film was even announced?*
  • 10. Which actor, whose credits include The Lighthouse, Good Time, and Tenet, expressed interest in a role in the Dune sequel?*
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