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
- After the production's completion and before its premiere, the Sci-Fi Channel authorized writer/director John Harrison to write and direct a sequel miniseries. Harrison planned to base the…
[show]After the production's completion and before its premiere, the Sci-Fi Channel authorized writer/director John Harrison to write and direct a sequel miniseries. Harrison planned to base the next miniseries on Frank Herbert's Dune Messiah and Children of Dune. This eventually became the miniseries "Children of Dune" (2003), which Harrison wrote but did not direct.
- The design of the stillsuits was inspired by NASCAR cool suits, which pump chilled water through capillaries to keep its wearer from overheating (used also in Spawn).
- Julie Cox has worked with actor Freddie Jones in "The NeverEnding Story III". Freddie Jones played Thufir Hawat in the 1984 film adaptation. In the mini-series, Thufir Hawat is played by Jan Vlasak.