Dune Spinoff TV Sequence The Sisterhood in Improvement | TV Information
June 10, 2019
Subsequent 12 months’s Denis Villeneuve-helmed adaptation of Dune already guarantees practically all of Hollywood, in addition to a rating from the Hans Zimmer. However there’s nonetheless extra to come back from Legendary Leisure and the Dune universe: A by-product TV sequence known as The Sisterhood is formally in growth.
The Sisterhood shall be primarily based off Frank Herbert’s identical Dune novel and takes place in the identical world. Nonetheless, as its title implies, the sequence shall be written from the attitude of the Bene Gesserit, a cryptic order of girls. A quick synopsis from The Hollywood Reporter describes the challenge additional,
“Given talents by their mastery of the physique and the thoughts, the Bene Gesserit expertly weave by the feudal politics and intrigue of The Imperium, pursuing plans of their very own that can in the end cause them to the enigmatic planet Arrakis — recognized to its inhabitants as Dune.”
(Learn: 2017 Filmmaker of the 12 months Denis Villeneuve on Crafting the Important Sequel)
The Sisterhood comes through Legendary Tv, however WarnerMedia shall be answerable for distribution through its nonetheless as-yet-unnamed streaming platform. Villeneuve has been tapped to direct the pilot, and in addition helped co-write the screenplay alongside Jon Spaihts. The 2 additionally will function government producers on the present with Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, and Kim Herbert for the Frank Herbert property.
“The Bene Gesserit have all the time been fascinating to me,” Villeneuve stated in an announcement. Focusing a sequence round that highly effective order of girls appeared not solely related and galvanizing however a dynamic setting for the tv sequence.”
As Selection notes, this isn’t the primary time Dune has been tailored for the small display screen. A mini sequence aired on SyFy again in 2000, adopted by Youngsters of Dune in 2003.
Villeneuve’s Dune function movie formally arrives in theaters November 20th, 2020. Its star-studded solid boasts: Timothee Chalamet as Paul Atreides, Oscar Isaac as Duke Leto, Rebecca Ferguson as Jessica Atreides, Stellan Skarsgardas Vladimir Harkonnen, Dave Bautista as Glossu Rabban, Javier Bardem as Stilgar, Zendaya as Chani, Josh Brolin as Gurney Halleck, Jason Momoa as Duncan Idaho, David Dastmalchian as Piter De Vries, Charlotte Rampling as Reverend Mom Mohiam, Chang Chen as Dr. Wellington Yueh, and Fences star Stephen Henderson in an undisclosed position.