Max reveals Dune: Prophecy

By Michael Pickard
May 20, 2024

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TRAILER: Dune: Prophecy, set in the world of Frank Herbert’s Dune universe, will arrive on US streamer Max this autumn. Here’s the first teaser.

The six-part series is set 10,000 years before the ascension of Paul Atreides, and is inspired by the novel Sisterhood of Dune, written by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson.

It follows two Harkonnen sisters as they combat forces that threaten the future of humankind and establish the fabled sect that will become known as the Bene Gesserit.

The cast features Emily Watson, Olivia Williams, Travis Fimmel, Jodhi May, Mark Strong, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Josh Heuston, Chloe Lea, Jade Anouka, Faoileann Cunningham, Edward Davis, Aoife Hinds, Chris Mason, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Jihae, Tabu, Charithra Chandran, Jessica Barden, Emma Canning and Yerin Ha.

The first part of the Dune film series

Alison Schapker is the showrunner, Diane Ademu-John co-developed the series and Anna Foerster directs multiple episodes, including the first.

They all executive producer with Jordan Goldberg, Mark Tobey, John Cameron, Matthew King, Scott Z Burns and Jon Spaihts. Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt and Kim Herbert are executive producers for the Frank Herbert estate. Anderson is a coproducer.

The series is coproduced by Max and Legendary Television with Legendary also producing the film franchise that has released two installments (pictured).

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