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'Blade Runner 2049' Director Says They Rarely Used a Green Screen on Set Fret not, worrisome humans, when Blade Runner 2049 hits theaters next year, Replicants will be hunted down with all the gritty luxury that an R rating affords. Granted it shouldn't be bombshell news that a sequel to an R-rated movie is also rated R, but we live in an age where such things are no longer guarantees. The more expensive a movie is, the harder it becomes to justify its R rating. This is why movies like Alien vs. Predator and Live Free or Die Hard opted for tamer PG-13...Read MoreRead Comments

Legendary acquires film and TV rights for the sci-fi epic Dune Legendary Pictures is plenty busy these days bringing giant monsters to life in films like KONG: SKULL ISLAND and PACIFIC RIM: MAELSTROM, but it looks like they're going to bring the epic in more ways than one. As Deadline reports, they've acquired the rights to Frank Herbert's sci-fi classic "Dune", for use in either in the film or TV medium. The story... Read More...

From Alejandro Jodorowsky to Ridley Scott to Peter Berg, many directors have attempted to tackling Frank Herbert‘s Dune. And Arrival director Denis Villeneueve has added his name to that list. While talking to Variety (as spotted by The Playlist), Villeneuve said adapting Dune is a “longstanding dream,” but added that it is “a long process to get the rights.” He also expressed doubts that he would be able to secure the rights to the novel. Dune was adapted in 1984 by David Lynch for Universal. It was remade again as 2000 Sci-Fi Channel miniseries.

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Posted January 10th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Paramount wants to remake Frank Herbert's "Dune," but after four years of trying to make it work, a new "Dune" movie may happen with another studio since Paramount no longer have the option to the movie.

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After Four Years Paramount is Giving Up on Adapting 'Dune' Again

feedproxy.google.com – It's been over fours years and directors like Peter Berg (Hancock) and Pierre Morel (Taken) have most recently attempted to get the adaptation off the ground, but Deadline reports that long gestating, new take on Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel Dune is now dead. 8 years 12 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Paramount wants to remake Frank Herbert's "Dune," but after four years of trying to make it work, a new "Dune" movie may happen with another studio since Paramount no longer have the option to the movie.
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