The first full-length trailer for Warner Bros. Dune film gave us a brief look at Frank Herbert’s fantastical world as rejuvenated by Denis Villeneuve. Be that as it may, his isn’t the solitary way to deal with Herbert’s novels coming to the screen. HBO Max’s prequel series is coming, and has a new figure in charge.
Diane Ademu-John joins the show, entitled Dune: The Sisterhood, in the role of author, producer and showrunner. Prometheus scribe Jon Spaihts was recently connected however left the project in November 2019 to focus on writing the Dune film sequel.
Ademu-John’s past credits incorporate genre properties like Netflix’s The Haunting of Bly Manor and The CW series The Originals and The Vampire Diaries, where she served a executive producer. She additionally racked up writing credits on Medium, Empire, The Haunting of Bly Manor, and The Originals.
As indicated by Variety’s report the series “is told through the eyes of a mysterious order of women known as the Bene Gesserit. Given extraordinary abilities by their mastery of the body and the mind, the Bene Gesserit expertly weave through the feudal politics and intrigue of The Imperium, pursuing plans of their own that will ultimately lead them to the enigmatic planet Arrakis, known to its inhabitants as Dune.”
HBO Max ordered the project to series back in June 2019. The show is set as a prequel to the Dune films. The first, featuring Timothee Chalamet, was deferred because of the COVID-19 pandemic yet is presently set for a release this year. The movie’s director Denis Villeneuve will coordinate the pilot episode of the series which, similar to the film, is being produced by Legendary.
Spaihts and Villeneuve will executive produce the series close by Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt and Kim Herbert for the Frank Herbert estate and Scott Z. Burns.
Dune hits UK films on October 21 with a US theatrical and HBO Max release set for the next day on October 22.
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