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"Dune" Remake Hires Writer

Posted: February 11th, 2010 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
"Dune" Remake Hires WriterSubmit Comment
After director Pierre Morel (Taken) replaced Peter Berg on the "Dune" remake, he decided to throw away the screenplay that was written by Berg and Josh Zetumer (Bourne 4) in order to make the movie his own.

Now comes word that he has brought on newcomer Chase Palmer to write the script that will stick very close to the source material, which is Frank Herbert's Classic 1965 sci-fi novel.

The original tome is about an intergalactic struggle to control the supply of a valuable spice found only on the remote desert planet Arrakis. "Dune" was first turned into a film by David Lynch, whose 1984 effort was not a financial success.

Source: THR


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TRUEMAN writes:
on February 11th, 2010 at 8:01:19 AM

ALL that post after me can sucks SAm W. balls!
Supersweetguy writes:
on February 11th, 2010 at 8:13:41 AM

@TRUEMAN. I tend to agree with you, but let us the trailer first, and movie to judge it, right?
SACdaddy writes:
on February 11th, 2010 at 9:27:34 AM

I've said it before and I'll say it again, Dune has the exact same plot as Avatar!!! Director's have been copying Dune for years and now everything has come full circle. This movie will have ZERO chance of success unless they change the original plot or go for a hard R rating and get bloodier than its peers.

SACdaddy writes:
on February 11th, 2010 at 10:48:09 AM

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