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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Hunchback Jack » 04 May 2011 15:43

    I think this is more or less a positive spin on "back to square one". Not that I know anything about the movie business, mind.

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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Omphalos » 04 May 2011 15:46

    Freakzilla wrote:
    boardadmin wrote:This last week saw a TON of activity surrounding the next filming of DUNE. One production company is jockeying for exclusive rights to make Dune, Dune Messiah, and Children of Dune into films (filming them ala Peter Jackson and LOTR). Hold onto your hats! This is gonna be exciting!


    http://forum.dunenovels.com/viewtopic.php?p=73680#73680


    Translation: We're about to get paid for another option. Hope KJA and the Zombie don't scare them away again with stupid ideas, but if they do, at least this option will be a short one, and we can sell the bitch again! Yipee! We won the ovarian lottery!!!
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby DuneFishUK » 04 May 2011 17:10

    Three films for three books... how about two films for one book. If they're that confident about the franchise that they can get the funds to shoot 3 films back to back, why not spend an extra film on the first book? Dune as a single film will fail (or be Dune-in-name-only) for all the reasons the same reasons as 1984.

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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby D Pope » 04 May 2011 18:55

    I don't know why but I think i'd like to see Dune on stage from a fremen point of view. You wouldn't even need to see the main characters, (much) just the fremen living their lives as the story progresses. A fifty foot worm would be cool, no doubt, but I don't see why you couldn't do the whole thing in sietch if you wanted to. There's opportunity here to have some great characters and wonderful comments on the meanings in Dune. If it's fleshed out properly, you could have something great here.

    The scene that keeps coming to me is when Shaddams advance troops capture Alia.

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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Tleszer » 04 May 2011 19:24

    D Pope wrote:I don't know why but I think i'd like to see Dune on stage from a fremen point of view. You wouldn't even need to see the main characters, (much) just the fremen living their lives as the story progresses. A fifty foot worm would be cool, no doubt, but I don't see why you couldn't do the whole thing in sietch if you wanted to. There's opportunity here to have some great characters and wonderful comments on the meanings in Dune. If it's fleshed out properly, you could have something great here.


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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Nekhrun » 04 May 2011 20:22

    A Thing of Eternity wrote:It's no news most likely. This thing seems determined to avoid ever actually happening.

    Wait and see I guess.

    60 to 90 days probably. The HLP isn't interested in anything that might be good for the franchise, just what's good for them and will give them producer credits.
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby D Pope » 04 May 2011 20:36

    Sihaya wrote:Now, this is not related to the movie, but I've had this idea rattling around in my head for a while. Myself and my friend have been trying to figure this one out together. I'd love some feedback on the idea.

    I think the idea deserves its own thread.
    That being said, take your inspiration for fremen dialog from Hawats conversation with a fremen before his capture after the Battle at Arrakeen.
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Sihaya » 04 May 2011 22:51

    D Pope wrote:
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby SandRider » 04 May 2011 23:24

    poor Byron - I wonder if one of the clerks in the law firm slipped him that bit from some
    papers she saw on her bosses desk which may or may have any real significance, or if he
    just made it up whole-cloth hoping it would get spread around the net faster than that story
    about the questions being raised about Brian's actual rights to the Estate ...

    the idea of making films about all three books is a great idea, but it is certainly going nowhere -
    they couldn't get the first film off the ground ... here, you have to either be talking about,
    like, ten or twelve films (and who the fuck is going to green-light that kinda stupid shit) or
    three films that will have little resemblance to Dune except for the titles and character names ?

    and if you're going to do that, shit, go ahead and start with House Atreides, and leave us the fuck
    alone for awhile ....

    it has to be irritating to Byron to be so far out of the loop, and yet be "responsible" for the
    Official Corporate Dune forum ... atleast he can take solace in the fact that no one takes his
    forum seriously, or actually looks to it for real information on the latest developments on the
    franchise-marketing front ...
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby TheDukester » 05 May 2011 11:29

    Useless Fucktard wrote:This last week saw a TON of activity surrounding the next filming of DUNE. One production company is jockeying for exclusive rights to make Dune, Dune Messiah, and Children of Dune into films (filming them ala Peter Jackson and LOTR). Hold onto your hats! This is gonna be exciting!

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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Dravition » 19 Nov 2011 21:01

    My dream-cast choice of either Jessica or Chani is Lola Glaudini... :wink:
    I've been watching a lot of "Criminal Minds", and she gives me wet dreams :dance:

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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Freakzilla » 21 Nov 2011 00:28

    :text-worthless:
    Dravition wrote:My dream-cast choice of either Jessica or Chani is Lola Glaudini... :wink:
    I've been watching a lot of "Criminal Minds", and she gives me wet dreams :dance:

    http://img.poptower.com/pic-26538/lola- ... .jpg?d=600

    http://www.alexandermagazine.com/family ... audini.jpg


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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Crizius » 22 Nov 2011 16:47

    I wonder... Will they use "running gags" like making Paul and Feyd older than in the book and keeping fact that dr.Wellington Yueh is traitor until he reveals that he is? And will they make Harkonnen' bunch of crazy ginger's again?
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Crizius » 22 Nov 2011 17:03

    I also hope they (director(S)) wont film the movie(S) in room in http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWPo64BN-Ucin%20room%20in%20which%20David%20Lynch%20filmed%20first%20Harkonnen%20scene ... Just look at all these green wall's, movie ahead of it's time...
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Freakzilla » 22 Nov 2011 17:21

    Crizius wrote:I also hope they (director(S)) wont film the movie(S) in room in http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWPo64BN-Ucin%20room%20in%20which%20David%20Lynch%20filmed%20first%20Harkonnen%20scene ... Just look at all these green wall's, movie ahead of it's time...


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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby inhuien » 23 Nov 2011 09:11

    I believe everything he posts, it a wisdom suppository, clearly awesome.
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby SandChigger » 23 Nov 2011 12:25

    inhuien wrote:a wisdom suppository

    My gawd... I think you're onto something there! :shock:

    Or just on something there. :lol:
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Freakzilla » 23 Nov 2011 13:14

    Colon knowin'. :clap:
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Crizius » 23 Nov 2011 13:51

    What about allien's( I mean wild life, not humanoid's) and guild navigator's? Will they (the director's) put as much sh*it as they can on screen? What about hats? Will the gay Baron fly again, or will he walk this time?
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby lotek » 23 Nov 2011 14:03

    SandChigger wrote:
    inhuien wrote:a wisdom suppository

    My gawd... I think you're onto something there! :shock:

    Or just on something there. :lol:


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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby SandChigger » 23 Nov 2011 21:38

    In TECHNICOLOR™!!! :angry-screaming:
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby leagued » 11 Feb 2013 07:27

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    The new Paul Atreides: He's scrawny and he can play young; that should satisfy the people that hated the previous renditions for being too old and heavily built.
    Also, he could play Chani to save money on casting.
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Serkanner » 11 Feb 2013 10:31

    Surely you jest.

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    Leagued wrote:Also, he could play Chani to save money on casting


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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby SandChigger » 27 Dec 2013 19:31

    :lol:

    What news if any on this crap? Are they still trying, or have they given up?

    (I saw the thread where someone mentioned an HBO production. I finally broke down and watched GoT without having read any of the books and am A BIG FAN. Seems a legit idea to me.)
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    Re: New Dune Movie

    Postby Omphalos » 28 Dec 2013 03:50

    SandChigger wrote::lol:

    What news if any on this crap? Are they still trying, or have they given up?

    (I saw the thread where someone mentioned an HBO production. I finally broke down and watched GoT without having read any of the books and am A BIG FAN. Seems a legit idea to me.)


    M sure they still have them sugaplum dreams about the cash they would rake in.
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