The Dune franchise is already increasing, and the brand new film is not even shut to creating its option to theaters but. It is come to gentle that WarnerMedia has given a straight-to-series order to a brand new present titled Dune: The Sisterhood, which is able to air on the corporate’s as-of-yet untitled streaming service. Denis Villeneuve (Arrival), who’s helming the brand new film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s basic sci-fi novel, will direct the pilot for the sequence, and can function a producer.
This new present will happen in the identical universe as the brand new film adaptation of Dune, which is filming below Denis Villeneuve as we converse. It is mentioned to be a female-focused story set inside the identical world and can concentrate on a race of girls inside Frank Herbert’s sprawling epic often known as The Bene Gesserit. Jon Spaihts is ready to pen the script for the sequence, which might be produced by Legendary Tv. Spaihts can even function a producer, alongside Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt and Kim Herbert, who will oversee the challenge on behalf of Frank Herbert’s property. Denis Villeneuve had this to say in regards to the sequence in a press release.
“The Bene Gesserit have always been fascinating to me. Focusing a series around that powerful order of women seemed not only relevant and inspiring but a dynamic setting for the television series.”
Dune: The Sisterhood facilities on The Bene Gesserit and explores the long run via the eyes of this mysterious order of girls. They have been gifted skills, mastery of the physique and the thoughts. With their presents, they expertly weave via the feudal politics and intrigue of The Imperium, with plans of their very own that may finally make them the planet Arrakis, identified to those that dwell there merely as Dune.
That is, abruptly, each fairly stunning and likewise not terribly stunning. When it was initially introduced in November 2016 that Legendary had acquired the rights to Dune, the plan was to show it right into a doable franchise. The studio is already planning to make a sequel to the film, which is ready to reach on November 20, 2020, they usually even have plans for comedian books, video games and extra. Frank Herbert wrote six novels within the sequence, with Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson penning additional installments, leaving greater than 20 novels to drag from. So there definitely is quite a bit to work with, assuming a large sufficient viewers will purchase into this universe on a big scale.
WarnerMedia is making an attempt to enter the streaming recreation with their service subsequent 12 months, which should compete with Netflix and Disney+, amongst others. To be able to do this, they’ll want premium content material. Dune: The Sisterhood, might very nicely qualify. For now, there isn’t a phrase on whether or not or not Timothee Chalamet or any of the opposite forged members from the film will reprise their roles within the sequence. It additionally is not clear when precisely we might see the sequence debut. This information was beforehand reported by The Hollywood Reporter.