Production Update

“The Sisterhood of Dune” HBO Max Series in Active Development

The upcoming HBO series “The Sisterhood of Dune” will bring viewers back to the desert planet of Arrakis. The show is based on the eighty-three years after the last of the thinking machines were destroyed in the Battle of Corrin, after Faykan Butler took the name of Corrino and established himself as the first Emperor of a new Imperium. Great changes are brewing that will shape and twist all of humankind. The war hero Vorian Atreides has turned his back on politics and Salusa Secundus. The descendants of Abulurd Harkonnen Griffen and Valya have sworn vengeance against Vor, blaming him for the downfall of their fortunes. Raquella Berto-Anirul has formed the Bene Gesserit School on the jungle planet Rossak as the first Reverend Mother.

The descendants of Aurelius Venport and Norma Cenva have built Venport Holdings, using mutated, spice-saturated Navigators who fly precursors of Heighliners. Gilbertus Albans, the ward of the hated Erasmus, is teaching humans to become Mentats…and hiding an unbelievable secret. The Butlerian movement, rabidly opposed to all forms of “dangerous technology,” is led by Manford Torondo and his devoted Swordmaster, Anari Idaho. It is this group, so many decades after the defeat of the thinking machines, which begins to sweep across the known universe in mobs, millions strong, destroying everything in its path.

“The Sisterhood of Dune” Cast and Crew

Diane Ademu-John will be a writer, showrunner, and executive producer for the new Dune series. That means she’ll be tasked with keeping up with continuity, not only from episode to episode as Showrunner, but between the Dune and the upcoming Dune: Part 2 as well as the series’ writer. Dune: Part 2 writers Jon Spaihts, Denis Villenueve, and Dune Producers Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt, and Kim Herbert will return to produce the new series.

PRODUCER: Jon Spaihts – Denis Villenueve – Scott Z. Burns – Mark Friedman – Matthew King – Brian Herbert – Byron Merritt – Kim Herbert

SHOWRUNNER: Diane Ademu-John

DIRECTOR: Johan Renck

“The Sisterhood of Dune” Production Studios

3500 West Olive Ave Suite 900
Burbank, CA 91505
PHONE: 818-729-7436

2900 West Alameda Avenue Suite 1500
Burbank, CA 91505
PHONE: 818-688-7003
FAX: 818-661-4385

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