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Legendary Entertainment Acquires Rights To Dune

Burbank, CA – November 21, 2016 – Legendary and the Frank Herbert estate have reached an agreement granting the production entity the film and television motion picture rights to the beloved novel DUNE, one of the most revered science fiction novels of all time. The agreement calls for the development and production of possible film and television projects for a global audience. The projects would be produced by Thomas Tull, Mary Parent and Cale Boyter, with Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt and Kim Herbert serving as executive producers.

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NAVIGATORS OF DUNE (sneak peek)

Check out chapter one of NAVIGATORS OF DUNE here:

All things begin, and all things end—there are no exceptions.
Or, is this a myth?
—Debating topic, the Mentat School

The Emperor’s ceremonial barge orbited high above Salusa Secundus, in the midst of huge, ominous warships. Its interior glittered with gold and precious gems; its flashy hull was sculpted with curves and adornments that served no purpose. By far the most ostentatious vessel in the fleet, the barge was a stunning sight to those who were easily swayed by such things. Salvador had adored it.

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DUNE SAGA PODCAST

Brian Herbert will be doing a podcast with THE DUNE SAGA. Listen in!

July 24th, 2014 (10pm to 11pm)

http://dunesagapodcast.com/#sthash.4AP1S0gK.Ccay3iOH.dpbs

Behind the scenes of Dune (David Lynch)

Amazing still images and great information. Some of this looks like it's from Jodorowsky's Dune, though.

http://dangerousminds.net/comments/behind_the_scenes_of_david_lynchs_dune

Reconsidering Lynch's Dune

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&ob...

Have you seen Dune? Do you think modern sci-fi would be different if it had been a hit? Am I being too harsh on modern sci-fi in general?

Official Story Chronology ...For Now

Hunting Harkonnens (Short-Story)
The Butlerian Jihad
Whipping Mek (Short-Story)
The Machine Crusade
The Faces of a Martyr (Short-Story)
The Battle of Corrin

The Sisterhood of Dune

House Atreides
House Harkonnen
House Corrino

Dune
A Whisper of Caladan Seas (Short-Story, takes place during 'Dune')
Paul of Dune
The Road to Dune (Short-Story by FH)
Dune Messiah
The Winds of Dune
Children of Dune

God Emperor of Dune

Heretics of Dune
Chapterhouse Dune
Sea Child (Short-Story, takes place during 'Chapterhouse Dune')
Hunters of Dune

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Frank Herbert's Birthday

Today -- October 8th -- is Frank Herbert's birthday. Had the master storyteller still been alive, he would've been 89 years old today.

Frank was born in Tacoma, Washington and passed away on February 11, 1986 after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer.

DragonCon 2009

This year was the first time I attended DragonCon, and what an experience! The staff there really know what the phrase "southern hospitality" means. Everyone was kind, informative, and handled my questions perfectly. The great thing about this event was that there were tons of resources for fans and guests alike. Information booths, guest services, a flood of volunteers, all made this a really fun event. Next year, I hope to attend again and experience more of what this amazing Con has to offer.

--Byron Merritt, Grandson of Frank Herbert

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