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A brand new series titled Dune: The Sisterhood has been greenlit for WarnerMedia’s new streaming platform. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the intent of the series is to explore the universe of Dune through the eyes of the Bene Gesserit, the secretive female order at the heart of the series.
Denis Villeneuve (who is writing, directing and producing the Dune film) will direct the pilot of the series. The Hollywood Reporter continues:
Jon Spaihts will pen the script for the TV series, which hails from Legendary Television. Villeneuve and Spaihts will executive produce alongside Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt and Kim Herbert for the Frank Herbert estate. Kevin J. Anderson will co-produce. Spaihts co-wrote the screenplay alongside Villeneuve.
Villeneuve had this to say on the project and his choice to single out the Bene Gesserit for television:
“The Bene Gesserit have always been fascinating to me. Focusing a series around ...