As they say in showbusiness, the show must go on.

American-French actor Timothée Chalamet was supposed to be in Montreal on Wednesday for the Canadian premiere of his new film, Dune: Part Two, but he had to postpone due to an illness.

But the film's Quebec-born director, Denis Villeneuve, was in town for the "gold carpet" event at the Scotiabank theatre in downtown Montreal.

Denis Villeneuve

Villeneuve spoke to CTV News about the sequel, which opens in theatres on March 1.

Watch the video above for the full interview with CTV News.