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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. Back in March of 2018, the multi Oscar-nominated filmmaker let it be known that his plan was to do “at least 2” films to cover the first novel […]

Daily 'Dune': Simon Goinard Designed 2 Different Sandworms for 2020 Film

Daily ‘Dune’: Simon Goinard Designed 2 Different Sandworms

Filming is underway in Jordan currently on Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary’s upcoming Dune adaptation from director Denis Villeneuve. We may not know much about how things are going to look for this new film version of Frank Herbert‘s seminal science fiction story, but, we have an idea of the possibilities from concept artist Simon Goinard. Goinard has […]

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

We are pretty darn excited to report that Game of Thrones language builder David J. Peterson is currently working on Legendary Pictures upcoming Dune adaptation for Oscar nominated director Denis Villeneuve. Peterson created the spoken languages of Dothraki and High Valyrian on the hit HBO series, and we’re pretty glad he’ll be [theoretically] building Azhar for the […]

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’

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 […]

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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. […]