It’s been a long time since the premiere of an epic sci-fi movie wasn’t as eagerly awaited as it was. Dune, the adaptation of the first part of the famous novel of the same name by Frank Herbert, published in 1965.
The film has an unmatched cast, with Timothée Chalamet. He will be accompanied by other well-known faces such as Zendaya, Dave Bautista, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Jason Mamoa, among others.
Part of Warner Bros., this is one of the films that will be released simultaneously in theaters and in diffusion. We tell you how not to miss it when it premieres, along with some other information you should know first.
When will Dune be released?
As we said, Dune It will air simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max. It will be October 22, 2021, or at least it will be in the United States. In Europe, the theatrical release date seems earlier, the September 17, 2021.
In any case, it remains so. Fortunately, you can already see the official trailer to whet your appetite:
Where to buy cinema tickets to see Dune?
The official way of seeing Dune in Europe, he will go to the cinema. Tickets are not yet available, but when they are, you can purchase them in line
How to watch Dune on HBO Max
On opening day in theaters Dune In the US, the film will also premiere on HBO Max, giving all subscribers (including those in Latin America) the chance to catch the latest news from Denis Villeneuve.
This means that citizens of Latin America (or any region where the platform has previously been released) will have the same as subscribing to HBO Max and choosing one of the two plans (standard or mobile). .
You can read our article Where is HBO Max available? to find out if it is in your country.
A subscription to HBO Max will also give you access to the special episode of Friends, series like The prince of Bel-Air, the film Zack Snyder Justice League, among many other exclusive content.
But what if you want to see Dune from Europe or another country where HBO Max has not yet arrived? Don’t worry, there is a way to do it.
How to watch Dune on HBO Max from Europe
As we explain in our article How to watch HBO Max in Europe, you will need to use a VPN. VPNs are virtual private networks that redirect your IP address so that you can browse the internet as if you were in another country.
To subscribe to HBO Max, you must connect to a server in the United States (or any country in Latin America). There are many companies that offer this service, but we especially recommend NordVPN or Surfshark. For more options, check out our list of the best VPNs for HBO Max.
Once you have chosen your VPN, you need to install it on your iOS or Android device. Currently, the HBO Max website only allows you to subscribe if you have a US-based card.
If not, follow the steps below:
1. Start your VPN on your iOS or Android device and connect to a server in the United States.
2. Create a new Apple ID or Google Play account (leave the country box blank).
3. Register your new account in the App Store of your iOS or Android.
4. You should now have access to the US App Store. Download and install the HBO Max app.
5. Skip the steps to add your banking information to your Apple ID or Google Play account before installing HBO Max.
6. Create a new account in the HBO Max app with your email and password.
7. Use PayPal as a payment method (it can be a Spanish account).
8. Once your account is verified, you can log in from any device.
We know that some users have encountered an issue like not being able to install the HBO Max app on iOS because it requires you to register your bank details and does not accept non-US PayPal.
One solution is to purchase credit for the US App Store using a digital gift card, which you can add as a payment option.
You can buy one from Amazon US, where you can also use your Spanish bank details to pay. The minimum amount is usually $ 25, enough to cover a month’s subscription to HBO Max ($ 14.99).
Put your email as the recipient so that the code to redeem the gift card gets there. Then when you add your payment information to the App Store, select the option to include a gift code and you should be able to use it now to pay.
In fact, you should be able to subscribe to HBO Max now. Once the account is active, you can change your bank details and put your Spanish PayPal account to avoid having to buy a gift card every time.
Either way, keep in mind that these methods are technically against HBO’s terms of service, so the company may decide to cancel your account at any time.