A lone figure is dwarfed by a giant sandworm. Jock has posted some of his Dune Concept Art on his site. Back in November 2008, concept artist Jock mentioned in an interview that he was working on some art for a film called Dune directed by Peter Berg. That particular project died a death with […]
Oct 2009 – Exclusive: An Update on the Dune Remake (Pajiba) “Peter Berg completely dropped the project a few weeks ago — his Film 44 production company backed out, and now Paramount is scrambling to find a new director. The search, however, has run into two issues: 1) they’re looking for a director who can […]
I just had a last quick look at the official Dune forum and I saw this from Herbert-grandson Byron Merritt: “He’s not directing. It’s been confirmed by Paramount higher-ups.“ Guess that settles it… does it? Who knows? Does Berg know? I’m off to bed.
Sept 2009 – ‘Dune’ Remake Will Have ‘Hard PG-13′ Rating With Franchise Potential, Reveals Peter Berg (MTV Movies Blog) Josh Zetumer’s script, Berg revealed, is almost 200 pages long—”a massive epic,” Berg said—and it could potentially spawn more than just the one film. With the project still in the script phase, the task now for […]
Kevin J. Anderson, co-author of the new Dune novels was at Dragon*Con Atlanta today on a panel discussing Frank Herbert’s work in prose and film apparently stated that Peter Berg will not be directing the new Dune adaptation. Thanks to Jacurutu.com founder (and Dune Fan Extraordinary) Freakzilla for the early heads-up on this – I’m […]
Brian Herbert: Hair of Dune Aug 2009 – Brian Herbert: The Chronicler Heir of Dune (The Trades) [Brian Herbert (Frank’s son and co-author of the new-dune books):] “Now we have a deal with Paramount Pictures. Kevin and I had pitched various movie studios Dune: House Atreides, which was our first novel. We thought that would […]
Aug 2009 – Director Berg envisions an epic adventure Dune film (SCI FI Wire) “[Compared to the previous film adaptations, the book] was much more muscular and adventurous, more violent and possibly even a little bit more fun. I think those are all elements of my experience of the book that can be brought in […]
A quick round-up of what’s been going on with Peter Berg’s new Dune Movie. More movie news will be posted here at the Fish Speaker as and when it comes up – Stay tuned! May 2009 – Rob Pattinson To Go From New Moon To New Dune? (X17 Online) While on a short break from […]