Dune prequel series “The Sisterhood” begins filming
Dune: Sistersthe live-action prequel series to Denis Villeneuveblockbuster movie, Dunehas put together an eye-catching cast over the past few weeks and months, and now that they’ve settled on who’s playing who, filming can begin. Johan Rinkthe Emmy Award-winning director, who will direct the first two episodes of the series, took to Instagram to unveil the crowd-pleasing news that Sisters Filming began on November 22.
“Through the machinations that take place thousands of years before the story you all know, we slip into the camp that will one day be called Bene Gesserit,” reads Rink’s caption attached to the original novel’s photo, which he wrote. Frank Herbert. The show is said to be set 10,000 years before the events of Duneand will focus on the Harkonnen Sisters as they battle forces while threatening humanity and the origins of the Bene Gesserit.
Dune: Sisters I will star Emily Watson, Shirley Henderson, Indira Varma, Travis Fimmel, Sarah Sophie Busnina, Shalom Bronn-Franklin, Jill Cunningham, Aoife HindsAnd the Chloe Leah. Diane Ademo John He serves as creator, writer, co-showrunner, and executive producer. Alison Schapker He is a co-producer and executive producer. The series will be written by a returning franchise writer John Spaihtswith Diane Ademo John as a browser.
Dune: Sisters It has been described as a show set from the perspective of the Bene Gesserit, a mysterious order of powerful women who are granted supernatural abilities by conquering both their minds and bodies. The Bene Gesserit family navigates their way between warring factions, political deception and the machinations of The Imperium while simultaneously pursuing their own goals that will eventually bring them to the planet Arrakis, better known to its inhabitants – and the public – as Dune.
in Dune KidsHerbert describes the reason for being Bene Gesserit as follows:
Religion is the imitation of an adult by a child. Religion is the embodiment of past beliefs: the myths, which are conjecture, the hidden assumptions of trust in the universe, those pronouncements made by men in search of personal power, all mixed with bits of the Enlightenment. And the final, unspoken commandment is always, “Don’t ask!” But we wonder. We break this commandment as a matter of course. The work we set ourselves is to liberate the imagination, to harness imagination to man’s deep sense of creativity.
Based on the original novel of the same name, Dune It will be released simultaneously on HBO Max and in cinemas in October 2021. Villeneuve’s adaptation was met with critical acclaim and particular praise was given to Villeneuve’s direction and epic sense of scale and world-building. The film was subsequently nominated for ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and ultimately won six. A sequel titled Dune: Part Twois currently in progress and will hit theaters on November 3, 2023.
There is no official release date for Dune: Sisters is set yet. Check out the official trailer for Dunethe first movie in the series below.
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