Children of Dune (2003) Retrospective/Review – Dune Retrospective, Part 3

In 1984 the first attempt at bringing Frank Herbert’s epic science fiction novel Dune was met with box office and critical failure. Although the film accrued a cult fanbase over time, the book’s reputation as “unfilmable” endured. That is until the turn of the millennium when Dune was brought to the small screen in the form of the Sci-Fi Channel Miniseries, Frank Herbert’s Dune.
Though far from universally acclaimed, the miniseries was a ratings hit, ushering in an era of other successful miniseries for the cable channel, including a sequel: Children of Dune.

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