Dune: Prophecy official teaser is released as female-led prequel TV series gets fall premiere on Max

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Max released a thrilling first look astatine its upcoming Dune TV series, Dune: Prophecy,  inspired by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson's caller Sisterhood of Dune.

The charismatic teaser, which was first shown astatine Warner Bros. Discovery’s 2024 upfronts position connected Wednesday successful New York City, 'follows 2 Harkonnen sisters arsenic they combat forces that frighten nan early of humankind, and found nan fabled sect that will go known arsenic nan Bene Gesserit.'

According to nan description, nan caller Max show is group 10,000 years earlier nan commencement of Timothee Chalamet's characteristic Paul Atreides successful nan Dune movie franchise.

The teaser originates pinch an unseen female explaining: 'Before nan beingness would cognize america arsenic nan Bene Gesserit, we founded a sisterhood, assigned to nan awesome houses to thief them sift truth from lies.' 

Max released a thrilling first look astatine its upcoming Dune TV series, Dune: Prophecy, inspired by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson's caller Sisterhood of Dune

'We created a web of power passim nan imperium, but powerfulness comes pinch a price,' she explains. 

Footage past panned to a stunning wedding, featuring a bride wearing a reddish gown, surrounded by roseate petals, and an elaborate ceremonial scene. 

Later, Emily Watson, who portrays Valya Harkonnen, tin beryllium seen smiling from a throne arsenic she declares that 'sisterhood' must travel 'above all.' 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dune: Prophecy's first play will person six episodes and is group to debut this autumn connected Max.. 

The series, which was primitively commissioned successful 2019, was antecedently titled Dune: The Sisterhood. 

In summation to Watson, nan bid stars Olivia Williams, Travis Fimmel, Jodhi May, Mark Strong, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Josh Heuston, Chloe Lea, Jade Anouka, Faoileann Cunningham, Edward Davis, Aoife Hinds, Chris Mason, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Jihae, Tabu, Charithra Chandran, Jessica Barden, Emma Canning and Yerin Ha. 

Barden, 31, will look successful a recurring impermanent prima domiciled arsenic nan young Valya Harkonnen while Watson, 57, portrays nan older type of nan aforesaid character. 

Per Variety, nan 'young Valya is described arsenic ambitious, stubborn and forceful.' 

The charismatic teaser, which was first shown astatine Warner Bros. Discovery’s 2024 upfronts position connected Wednesday successful New York City, 'follows 2 Harkonnen sisters arsenic they combat forces that frighten nan early of humankind, and found nan fabled sect that will go known arsenic nan Bene Gesserit'

According to nan description, nan caller Max show is group 10,000 years earlier nan commencement of Timothee Chalamet's characteristic Paul Atreides

The teaser originates pinch an unseen female explaining: 'Before nan beingness would cognize america arsenic nan Bene Gesserit, we founded a sisterhood, assigned to nan awesome houses to thief them sift truth from lies'

She besides 'dreams of restoring her family’s noble status.' 

A tragedy, however, derails her plans and 'she finds herself connected a caller way that leads to nan Sisterhood.' 

Diane Ademu-John co-developed nan bid and serves arsenic executive shaper while Alison Schapker serves arsenic showrunner and executive producer. 

Johan Renck, who directed nan first 2 episodes, exited nan bid arsenic did character Shirley Henderson, who was group to represent 1 of nan lead roles. 

'We created a web of power passim nan imperium, but powerfulness comes pinch a price,' she explains

Footage past panned to a stunning wedding, featuring a bride wearing a reddish gown, surrounded by roseate petals, and an elaborate ceremonial scene

Ademu-John, who wrote nan first script, besides 'stepped down arsenic co-showrunner anterior to production,' according to IndieWire. 

The publication noted that accumulation 'in November 2022 and was paused successful February 2023 owed to nan shake-ups.' 

At nan time, an HBO Max spokesperson said successful a connection that 'as Dune: The Sisterhood has entered a pre-scheduled hiatus, location are immoderate imaginative changes being made to nan accumulation successful an effort to create nan champion bid imaginable and enactment existent to nan root material.' 

'Johan Renck has completed his activity connected nan bid and a caller head will beryllium brought on; done communal agreement, Johan is moving connected to prosecute different projects. Additionally, Shirley Henderson will beryllium exiting nan bid and will nary longer beryllium playing Tula Harkonnen,' the spokesperson confirmed.

The TV bid follows nan unthinkable occurrence of Dune: Part Two, which grossed much than $710 cardinal worldwide astatine nan container agency this year. 

The first Dune ended its theatrical tally pinch astir $400 cardinal globally successful 2021. 


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