Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect the news that Jon Spaihts exited his co-writing duties on “Dune: The Sisterhood” on November 5 to focus on the sequel to the upcoming “Dune” film. IndieWire has independently confirmed that Spaihts will continue serving as an executive producer on the series.
One of the most highly-anticipated movies of 2020 is Academy Award-nominated director Denis Villeneuve’s big-screen adaptation of the beloved — and seemingly very difficult to get right, if David Lynch and Alejandro Jodorowsky’s notorious attempts are any indication — science-fiction novel “Dune.” Especially with the added companion TV series coming to HBO Max.
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Naturally, Warner Bros. has kept news about both the movie and companion series relatively secretive, but IndieWire has compiled a list of the seven must-know details about them. From its previous adaptations to its A-list cast, below is everything you need to know about all things “Dune” 2020.
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