Legendary has gone and done the damn difficult, and acquired the rights to Frank Herbert 's venerated science fiction classic Dune . The geek-centric movie studio behind blockbuster spectacles like Pacific Rim , Godzilla and Warcraft has reached an agreement with the Frank Herbert estate for the film and television motion picture rights to beloved novel, which has earned a reputation as one of the most sought after and difficult-to-acquire sci-fi properties of all time.
Legendary and the Frank Herbert estate have today announced that they have reached an agreement granting the production entity the Dune movie and television rights. The agreement calls for the development and production of possible film and television projects for a global audience.
Legendary has acquired the film and television rights to the classic sci-fi novel "Dune" from the Frank Herbert estate. More than one project is being produced by Thomas Tull, Mary Parent and Cale Boyter, with Brian Herbert, Byron Merritt and Kim Herbert as executive producers.
Alicia Witt, a veteran Hollywood actor who recently played Paula on The Walking Dead, will be in Prince George next spring for Northern FanCon. - Handout photo Alicia Witt, a veteran Hollywood actor who recently played Paula on The Walking Dead, will be in Prince George next spring for Northern FanCon.