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Daily Dune: Legendary CEO Says Yes 2 Dune Movies

Daily 'Dune': Legendary CEO Says Yes, 2 'Dune' Movies!

Goodness are we happy to report that the powers that be at Legendary Pictures are on board with director Denis Villeneuve's desire to do at least 2 Dune films.[caption id="attachment_1024077" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Dune" concept art by Henrik Sahlstrom[/caption]Back in March of 2018, the multi Oscar-nominated filmmaker let it be known that his plan was to do "at[...]

Daily Dune: Simon Goinard Designed 2 Different Sandworms

Daily 'Dune': Simon Goinard Designed 2 Different Sandworms

Arrakis is harsh, stronger than just emptiness Too strong for just plain practical locations, frankly At the end of the day, DUNE is a sci-fi novel, it should feel out of this world,” Simon explains. “So I’ll go for CGI here.”“Story telling is linked to unsaid things most of the time, that’s strange to say but its[...]

Daily Dune: Language Builder from Game of Thrones Heads to Arrakis

Daily 'Dune': Language Builder from 'Game of Thrones' Heads to Arrakis

Yueh, and Dave Bautista as The Beast Raban Harkonnen. Hans Zimmer will be composing the score. Set on the planet Arrakis, we find ourselves exploring the story of two warring galactic royal families House Atreides and House Harkonnen When Duke Leto Atreides is assassinated, his son Paul and wife Lady Jessica escape only to be adopted by the[...]

Timothée Chalamet Calls Denis Villeneuves Dune Grounded

Timothée Chalamet Calls Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune' "Grounded"

Things are finally gearing up production-wise for Denis Villeneuve's Dune adaptation for Legendary Pictures. Casting is nearing completion (we think), and star Timothée Chalamet had some interesting things to say about the Arrakeen saga. Chalamet, two-time Oscar nominee, will be playing Paul Atreides aka Usul, aka Muad Dib, the Kwisatz Haderach of the Bene Gesserit […]

Gale Force Nine Nabs Tabletop Gaming Rights for Dune

Gale Force Nine Nabs Tabletop Gaming Rights for 'Dune'

Shai Hulud, fellow Dune fans — it would appear there is worm sign of tabletop gaming proportions on the horizon as Gale Force Nine has just been awarded the license to create new tabletop and gaming products based in the world of Frank Herbert's creation. Word just came down that Legendary Entertainment (who currently holds the film […]

Brian Herbert Says First Draft Of New Dune Screenplay Is Finished

Brian Herbert Says First Draft Of New Dune Screenplay Is Finished

He's since become the written voice of Arrakis, continuing the saga of House Atreides and the Fremen, as well as several of his own titles and works.Announced as a possibility last year and confirmed this year, Legendary Pictures is working on a reboot Dune film with Oscar-nominated director Denis Villeneuve on board to direct.Today on[...]