This SciFi mini-series is an adaptation by John Harrison of Frank Herbert's first novel set in the Dune universe. In this mini-series, a young man, Paul Atreides, moves with his family to a new planet known as Arrakis. Paul, his family and a number of political entities become embroiled in a confrontation that will change the course of humanity.
Last Episode02x03 Children of Dune - Part 3 Aired: Mar. 18, 2003
The phantom Baron Harkonnen reveals to Alia that he is not actually influencing her, but merely reflecting what is already in her mind. After …
Series Fun Facts
- Alice Krige turned down the role of Lady Jessica due to scheduling conflicts. She did, however accept the role in "Children of Dune" (2003) when Saskia Reeves proved unavailable.
- The props department went through a number of tests to find a substance to represent the "spice melange"; they ultimately settled on gunpowder (black) tea.
- The Mahdi statue at Sietch Tabr was inspired by the Buddha statues in Bamian, Afghanistan, which were later destroyed by the Taliban.