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First-Look at the Official Dune Prequel Comic Called House Atreides

First-Look at the Official Dune Prequel Comic Called House Atreides

Frank Herbert's Dune is getting an epic twelve-issue prequel from BOOM!, penned by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson, who wrote the novel, Dune: House Atreides, on which the comics series of the same name will be based They're joined by artist Dev Pramanik and colorist Alex Guimarães, along with superstar cover artists Jae Lee who brought his[...]

Dune Cinematographer Greig Fraser Says Film Is Quite An Adventure

Dune Cinematographer Greig Fraser Says Film Is Quite An Adventure

Fans are in a frenzy waiting for footage from the Denis Villeneuve version of the classic Frank Herbert story, and part of that excitement comes from cinematographer Greig Fraser The man has a true gift, working recently on The Mandalorian, Rogue One, Zero Dark Thirty, and Vice Now he brings that keen eye to Dune,[...]

Dune Images Galore Debut From The New Adaptation

Dune Images Galore Debut From The New Adaptation

Fans are going crazy for the images, showing off off Arrakis, the battleground planet from Frank Herbert's 1965 sci-fi classic The photos feature the impressive cast that has been gathered for the film, including Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Issac, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, Jason Momoa, and Javier Bardem to name a few No pics of the[...]

Image of Timothée Chalamet From Dune Debuts More Tomorrow

Image of Timothée Chalamet From Dune Debuts, More Tomorrow

Another article looking at Dune will hit the site tomorrow as well, diving even deeper into the highly anticipated adaptation of the Frank Herbert 1965 classic You can see the image below.[caption id="attachment_1192916" align="aligncenter" width="600"] This first image from Dune features Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides Courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures and Vanity Fair.[/caption] Dune is[...]

Dune: 1984 Star Kyle MacLachlan Talks 2020 Remake

"Dune": 1984 Star Kyle MacLachlan Talks 2020 Remake

Why not have both stand on their own merits?” "Dune" Synopsis Based on the Frank Herbert novels, Dune follows Paul, a son of a nobleman in the desert planet Arrakis The planet harbors a valuable resource called “spice" When harvested, it can extend human life and enhance mental and physical abilities Paul bears the responsibility to protect[...]

Dune: The Sisterhood: HBO Max Series Loses Jon Spaihts as Showrunner

"Dune: The Sisterhood": HBO Max Series Loses Jon Spaihts as Showrunner

A little over three months after HBO Max's upcoming series based on author Frank Herbert's classic literary series Dune gained a second showrunner in Dana Calvo (Good Girls Revolt) comes word that the project is back to having one showrunner again Jon Spaihts is stepping down as showrunner on Dune: The Sisterhood though he will[...]

Dune: The Sisterhood &#8211 Dana Calvo Set as Co-Showrunner on HBO Max Series

"Dune: The Sisterhood" – Dana Calvo Set as Co-Showrunner on HBO Max Series

HBO Max's upcoming series based on author Frank Herbert's classic literary series Dune is gaining another showrunner, with Dana Calvo (Good Girls Revolt) signing a multi-year overall deal with Legendary Television Studios that has her joining series writer Jon Spaihts on Dune: The Sisterhood The series is meant to compliment and coincide with director Denis[...]

Daily Dune: Rebecca Ferguson Says Josh Brolin is a Real B**ch

Daily 'Dune': Rebecca Ferguson Says Josh Brolin is a "Real B**ch"

Okay okay, so maybe Rebecca Ferguson said what she did about Josh Brolin with a HUGE laugh, but it's too good not to lead with considering who the two are playing in Dune.[caption id="attachment_1027821" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rebecca FergusonPhoto by Twocoms / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Ferguson, who we kind of fell head over saffron silk in love with during Mission:[...]

Dune: Rebecca Ferguson Talks Calm Empowerment of Bene Gesserit

'Dune': Rebecca Ferguson Talks "Calm Empowerment" of Bene Gesserit

Things are moving faster than a Spacing Guild highliner over at Legendary Pictures for Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming adaptation of Frank Herbert's seminal science fiction work, Dune Some of the main cast has been assembled to head to Arrakis; minus some pretty big roles- Duke Leto Atreides, Stilgar, Chani, the rest of the Atreides household, the Mentants, etc.- you get[...]

One of Eric Roths Dune Scripts for Legendary was 200 Pages

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

Frank Herbert's science fiction epic "Dune" is not a short novel, nor is the series a 'quick read' Understandably, such a tome would then be translated to the silver screen in a lengthy script, and possibly more than one film.We do know that director Denis Villeneuve is already planning for his take on Dune for Legendary Pictures to be[...]

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 and[...]

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'

While fans of Frank Herbert's epic series Dune have been waiting for the "perfect" adaptation for some time, there is no denying the appeal of the versions we've gotten thus far.David Lynch's '80s take, while imperfect and fraught with issues ranging from budget woes to "the weirding way" -- seriously, Lynch didn't want the Bene Gesserit fighting[...]

Denis Villeneuve Wants to Do at Least 2 Dune Movies

Denis Villeneuve Wants to Do at Least 2 Dune Movies

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 du Cinema Quebecois this week, Villeneuve spoke a bit about his plans with space-heavy film[...]

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[...]

Denis Villeneuves Dune: Zoe Saldana Wants In

Denis Villeneuve's "Dune": Zoe Saldana Wants In

 The film is set to open on October 6th 2017.And THEN earlier this year, it was announced that Denis would be taking over the long rumored remake/reboot of the Frank Herbert epic Dune.  Despite how I personally feel about this choice (I *really* wanted Tarsem Singh), Villeneuve *is*  solid director, who gets his vision across[...]

On This Day In Pop Culture For February 11

On This Day In Pop Culture For February 11

Oh, and that Marvel planned to kill a character every quarter going forward.Todays Birthdays include Thomas Edison inventor (1847), Leslie Nielsen actor (1926), Burt Reynolds actor (1936), Ken Shamrock mma fighter/professional wrestler (1964), Mo Willems author (1968), Jennifer Aniston actress (1969)[gallery size="medium" ids="609492,609487,609489"]Death has touched this day in profound ways as well, as today marks the passing of René Descartes philosopher (1650), Sylvia Plath author/poet (1963), Frank Herbert author (1986), Whitney Houston singer (2012)[gallery size="medium" ids="609490,609491,609486"]Today we will close[...]

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[...]

Arrival Director Denis Villeneuve Would Tackle Dune &#8230 If He Could Get The Rights

Arrival Director Denis Villeneuve Would Tackle Dune … If He Could Get The Rights

From Alejandro Jodorowsky to Ridley Scott to Peter Berg, many directors have attempted to tackling Frank Herbert's Dune And Arrival director Denis Villeneueve has added his name to that list.While talking to Variety (as spotted by The Playlist), Villeneuve said adapting Dune is a "longstanding dream," but added that it is "a long process to[...]