Dune: Sisterhood reportedly lost half of its performers. According to Deadline, Diane Adham-John (The Haunting of Bly Manor), who also served as creator and writer for the HBO Max spin-off prequel series, has resigned from that role. As an executive producer, she will be creatively involved with 2021’s “Dune,” along with filmmaker Denis Villeneuve and its screenwriter Jon Spaiets. While no reason was explicitly mentioned, the report states that Adham-John had replaced Spaiets in the co-showrunner role. Currently, veteran TV writer and producer Alison Schapker is the sole producer on “Dune: The Sisterhood.”

On Instagram, Johan Renck confirmed that filming on “Dune: The Sisterhood” has begun in Budapest — which also happens to be the location for “Dune: Part 2.” One of the filming locations of Two). “On this day, we begin filming Dune: A Sisterhood for HBO Max. Through a conspiracy that took place thousands of years before the story you all know, we are drawn into what will one day be named the Bene Gesserit coven,” the post reads, ending with author Frank Herbert’s signature quote describing Fear as a “psych killer.” In addition to directing the pilot, the report notes that Renke will serve as executive producer. Filmmaker.

The HBO Max spin-off series added Emily Watson (Synecdoche, New York) and Shirley Henderson (harry potter film) as Valya Harkonnen and Tula Harkonnen respectively.This marks the second collaboration between Watson and Renck, who worked on chernobyl The Miniseries – Streaming now on Disney+ Hotstar. Dune: Sisterhood is set 10,000 years before the events of Dune and the aforementioned Harkonnen sisters as they involved in an underground gathering known as the Sisterhood of Rosack, who train their minds and bodies for supernatural powers . The group eventually grew into the enigmatic Bene Gesserit we see in the 2021 film.

See also  Fast X: Justin Lin quits Director's Day over 'creative differences'

Dune: The Sisterhood recently cast Travis Fimmel (Vikings) as lead Desmond Hart – the only confirmed male character so far. Cast also includes Indira Varma (Game of Thrones) as Queen Natalya, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Shalom Brune-Franklin (The Tourist) as Mikaela, Faoileann Cunningham (The Northerners) as Sister Jen and Aoife Hinds as Nun Emeline and Chloe Lea as Lila.

Last month, Warner Bros. moved up the release date of the Dune sequel by two weeks. The film, which starred alongside The Hunger Games: Song of Songbirds and Snakes, will now be released on November 3, 2023. Filming on “Dune: Part Two” in July, with locations including Budapest, Abu Dhabi, Italy and Jordan. The sequel was greenlit just four days after the first worldwide release, with Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson and Stellan Skarsgard returning to star.

Dune: Sisterhood currently has no release window.

Affiliate links may be automatically generated – see our Ethics Statement for details.