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Meng Model Takes Flight with Dune Atreides Ornithopter Model Kit

Meng Model Takes Flight with Dune Atreides Ornithopter Model Kit

Warner Bros. and Legendary’s ‘Dune: Part Two’ is Currently in Theaters Worldwide

MENG is set to unveil the DS-007 1/72 Dune Atreides Ornithopter model kit, licensed from Legendary Entertainment. Inspired by Legendary’s Dune: Part Two, Denis Villeneuve’s film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi masterpiece Dune, this meticulously crafted model truly encapsulates the essence of this iconic aircraft. The Atreides Onithopter, distinguished by its eight agile wings, delivers remarkable lift through rapid wing flaps. This feature not only facilitates vertical takeoffs and landings, but also provides exceptional maneuverability and speed in flight. Ingeniously designed, the ornithopter’s wings can be retracted to allow for high-speed descents, preserving its signature agility.

The remarkable flying machine from the Dune universe is now available as an intricately designed model kit. It is a prized addition for Dune fans and a new challenge for modelers. This kit accurately captures the Atreides Ornithopter’s intricate details, from its agile wings to its landing gear. Every part is carefully crafted to offer a highly realistic representation and provide maximum enjoyment during assembly.

This kit includes a stand for the flight mode.

DS-007 Dune Atreides Ornithopter

Scale: 1/72

Available in: April 2024

Whether you’re a loyal fan of Dune or a modeler with an endless imagination for the sci-fi world, this ornithopter model will be a highlight in your collection. It represents not only the technology of the future but also serves as a bridge connecting you to the vast, wondrous universe of Dune. Experience the joy of assembling this ornithopter, and let it soar on your bookshelf!

About Dune: Part Two

The saga continues as award-winning filmmaker Denis Villeneuve embarks on Dune: Part Two, the next chapter of Frank Herbert’s celebrated novel Dune, with an expanded all-star international ensemble cast. The film, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, is the highly anticipated follow-up to 2021’s six-time Academy Award-winning Dune.

The big-screen epic continues the adaptation of Frank Herbert’s acclaimed bestseller Dune with returning and new stars, including Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar nominee Josh Brolin, Oscar nominee Austin Butler, Oscar nominee Florence Pugh, Dave Bautista, Oscar winner Christopher Walken, Léa Seydoux, Souheila Yacoub, with Stellan Skarsgård, with Oscar nominee Charlotte Rampling, and Oscar winner Javier Bardem.

Dune: Part Two will explore the mythic journey of Paul Atreides as he unites with Chani and the Fremen while on a path of revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, he endeavors to prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.

Villeneuve directed from a screenplay he and Jon Spaihts wrote based on Herbert’s novel. The film was produced by Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Villeneuve, Tanya Lapointe, and Patrick McCormick. The executive producers are Joshua Grode, Jon Spaihts, Thomas Tull, Herbert W. Gains, Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, Kim Herbert, Richard P. Rubinstein, and John Harrison, with Kevin J. Anderson serving as creative consultant.

Villeneuve is again collaborating with his Dune creatives: Oscar-winning director of photography Greig Fraser; Oscar-winning production designer Patrice Vermette; Oscar-winning editor Joe Walker; Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor Paul Lambert; Oscar-nominated costume designer Jacqueline West; and Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer delivering another epic score. Oscar-winning supervising sound editor Richard King joins the team.

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Present A Legendary Pictures Production, A Film By Denis Villeneuve, Dune: Part Two.