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BOOM Studios to Publish 12-Issue Dune Prequel House Atreides

BOOM! Studios to Publish 12-Issue Dune Prequel House Atreides

The press release contains more details: The DUNE: HOUSE ATREIDES comic book series will be adapted & scripted by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson, who co-wrote the eponymous prequel novel based on Frank Herbert’s notes Set in the years leading up to the explosive events of Dune, DUNE: HOUSE ATREIDES transports readers to the far[...]

Brian Herbert Asks Fans to Rank Dune Characters

Brian Herbert Asks Fans to Rank 'Dune' Characters

How well do you know "Dune" characters, and do you think you could accurately rank them by levels of importance to the story? This is what Brian Herbert, son of "Dune" author Frank Herbert [and author in the Arrakis universe himself] asked fans about a week ago.https://twitter.com/DuneAuthor/status/1065016660854112256Fans were of course quick to offer their opinions[...]

One of Eric Roths Dune Scripts for Legendary was 200 Pages

One of Eric Roth's 'Dune' Scripts for Legendary was 200 Pages

(This was echoed by Brian Herbert, son of Frank and continuing author within the novels.) Which, for fans, is nice to hear because that means storylines and scenes won't be scrapped for time, theoretically.This would also explain why one of the turned in scripts for the feature was upwards of 200 pages.Screenwriter Eric Roth (Forrest Gump, A Star[...]

Dune Will Cover [Approximately] Half of First Novel Brian Herbert Says

'Dune' Will Cover [Approximately] Half of First Novel, Brian Herbert Says

Brian Herbert, author and son of Dune author Frank Herbert, has been a wealth of knowledge and source point for Legendary Pictures' upcoming Dune film.He was the first to confirm Oscar-nominated filmmaker Denis Villeneuve's involvement as director for the upcoming reboot, and to update eager fans on the status of the script(s).In a tweet last night, Brian says the fourth[...]

Legendary Pictures Actively Scouting Locations for Dune

Legendary Pictures Actively Scouting Locations for 'Dune'

However, it told more of the story and even ventured into the sequel book, The Children of Dune.Legendary Pictures has been working on a new adaptation for some time, with Oscar-nominated director Denis Villeneuve at the helm and Brian Herbert (Frank's son, and author himself) on board as a consultant We know there have been a few[...]

Denis Villeneuve Wants to Do at Least 2 Dune Movies

Denis Villeneuve Wants to Do at Least 2 Dune Movies

Director Denis Villeneuve has proven his ability to take a previously existing science fiction property and make it his own. His success (yeah yeah, box office, blah blah) with Blade Runner 2049 signaled to many that perhaps he really is the right person to bring the Frank Herbert classic Dune back to the big screen. During an appearance at the Rendez-Vous […]

Brian Herbert Says First Draft Of New Dune Screenplay Is Finished

Brian Herbert Says First Draft Of New Dune Screenplay Is Finished

Brian Herbert, son of the late, great creator of the 'Dune' universe Frank Herbert (bless the Maker and his passing), took up the mantle of finishing his father's legacy 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[...]

Its Official: The Dune Reboot Has Found Its Director

It's Official: The Dune Reboot Has Found Its Director

Now in under 140 characters, Brian Herbert (son of Dune author Frank Herbert) has confirmed that the contracts have all been signed, and Villeneuve will be directing.https://twitter.com/DuneAuthor/status/826641857400565760Back in late November, we'd reported on Legendary having secured the rights to the Dune series of novels from the Frank Herbert estate The deal gives Legendary the option[...]