In a recent tweet, Brian Herbert, the son of DUNE author Frank Herbert, confirmed Denis Villeneuve's directorial role on the upcoming DUNE film!
"It's official -- Legendary Pictures has signed the very talented Denis Villeneuve to direct the exciting new DUNE series film project."
Special thanks to Membrane for the news!
At the moment, Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Arrival) is directing production on BLADE RUNNER 2049. But how will he tackle the challenge of adapting DUNE, a book claimed to be unfilmable by so many audiences? Please sound off in the comments below!
Also, check out this awesome DUNE fan animation!