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10 most jaw-dropping moments in the new Dune trailer, explained

From dueling factions to mysterious knives, here are the crucial images from that big new Dune trailer, and what they mean.

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Timothée Chalamet in "Dune"
10. Dune is Chani’s story now

As Chani, Zendaya narrates the trailer’s opening, saying, “My planet Arrakis is so beautiful when the sun is low.”

Chani’s narration is a major change

In both Frank Herbert’s novel and David Lynch’s adaptation, Princess Irulan — not Chani — provided the opening narration.