Jon Spaihts To Write Dune Sequel

The Hollywood Reporter reports that Passengers writer Jon Spaihts will now pen the sequel to director Dennis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated Frank Herbert adaptation Dune. He also co-wrote the Villeneuve film with Eric Roth and the Blade Runner 2049 filmmaker following his ouster as showrunner of HBO Max’s female-centric straight-to-series spinoff, Dune: Sisterhood, stemming from Legendary TV’s …

Why I’m Excited: Spine of the Dragon

Growing up, I read a lot of books, particularly the Bailey School Kids. However, as I moved through elementary school, I slowly began to fall out of love with reading. For every To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men, there was a boring (at least to me at the time) book about Montana. …

Dune Enters Production at Long Last

Paul Atreides’s test will soon be at hand, as production on the Dune remake has finally begun. There were times when I thought I’d never get to write these words, so the fact that the new adaptation of Frank Herbert’s epic novel is well and truly on the way is a great boon to sci-fi …

Dave Bautista Joins Dune

It looks like Bautista is trading Marvel for the desert. Deadline exclusively reports the wrestler-turned-actor has signed on to Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming Dune adaptation. When this project was first announced, to say I was excited would be an understatement. I had loved the SyFy channel adaptions of the story (to this day I …