'Dune' Series Coming To WarnerMedia's Streaming Service

With production under way and the vast majority of casting announcements now behind us, we thought that the days of our James Dyer Dune-blabbing on the podcast might be behind us.

A sci-fi series, Dune: The Sisterhood, has been ordered for WarnerMedia's planned new streaming service, and Denis Villeneuve will direct the pilot. Its members are trained to have complete mastery over their minds and bodies. Villeneuve is writing the series along with his Dune movie co-screenwriter Jon Spaihts - both of them are executive producing the show alongside Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, and Kim Herbert from the Frank Herbert estate. The book series features 20 books, the first six written by Frank Herbert and the rest by his son, Brian, along with Kevin J. Anderson. Yet that didn't stop him from signing on to helm a Dune series for WarnerMedia's upcoming streaming service.

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Arrival and Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve is now shooting his massive Dune remake with Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac and a boatload of other pretty people. In the series and the upcoming film, our hero Paul Atreides' (Timotheé Chalamet) mother Lady Jessica (Rebecca Ferguson) was raised by the Bene Gesserit, who betrays the secretive order in the name of love. It's unclear if those characters will cross over from Villeneuve's film to the new TV series. "Focusing a series around that powerful order of women seemed not only relevant and inspiring but a dynamic setting for the television series", Villeneuve said.

If you've kept up with news about the Dune feature coming out next year, you'll note that the plot of the TV show shouldn't need to interfere with whatever happens in the movie. Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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