Children of Dune

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Frank Herbert's Children of Dune is a three-part science fiction miniseries written by John Harrison and directed by Greg Yaitanes, based on Frank Herbert's novels Dune Messiah (1969) and Children of Dune (1976). First broadcast in the United States... read more

Frank Herbert's Children of Dune is a three-part science fiction miniseries written by John Harrison and directed by Greg Yaitanes, based on Frank Herbert's novels Dune Messiah (1969) and Children of Dune (1976). First broadcast in the United States on March 16, 2003, Children of Dune is the sequel to the 2000 miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune, and was produced by the Sci Fi Channel. Children of Dune and its predecessor are two of the three highest-rated programs ever to be broadcast on the Sci-Fi Channel. In 2003, Children of Dune won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects, and was nominated for three additional Emmys.

Original Release

03/16/2003 on SYFY

US Release

03/16/2003

Cast

Barbora Kodetová Chani
James McAvoy Leto Atreides II
Martin McDougall Scytale
Jessica Brooks Ghanima Atreides
Ian McNeice Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
Gee Williams Bijaz
Edward Atterton Duncan Idaho
Susan Sarandon Princess Wensicia Corrino
Rik Young Javid
Julie Cox Irulan Corrino-Atreides
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Sunday, 16 March 2003
2 Episode #1.2 Monday, 17 March 2003
3 Episode #1.3 Tuesday, 18 March 2003

Directors

Greg Yaitanes

Writers

Frank Herbert, John Harrison, John Harrison

Cast

Barbora Kodetová Chani
James McAvoy Leto Atreides II
Martin McDougall Scytale
Jessica Brooks Ghanima Atreides
Ian McNeice Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
Gee Williams Bijaz
Edward Atterton Duncan Idaho
Susan Sarandon Princess Wensicia Corrino
Rik Young Javid
Julie Cox Irulan Corrino-Atreides
Daniela Amavia Alia Atreides
Steven Berkoff Stilgar
Alec Newman Paul Atreides
Karel Dobrý Korba
Jonathan Brüün Farad'n Corrino
Jonathan Brüün
Alice Krige Lady Jessica
P.H. Moriarty Guerney Halleck
Edward Atterton
Daniela Amavia

Producers

Editors

Harry B. Miller III

2003EmmyOutstanding Hairstyling for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2003EmmyOutstanding Makeup for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Non-Prosthetic) Nominated
2003EmmyOutstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2003EmmyOutstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Won
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