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Dune: Prophecy Series to Debut on Max This Fall

During today’s Warner Bros. Discovery Upfront presentation, Casey Bloys, Chairman and CEO of HBO and Max Content, unveiled a first-look teaser of the Max Original drama series Dune: Prophecy. The six-episode season debuts this fall on Max.

From the expansive universe of Dune, created by acclaimed author Frank Herbert and 10,000 years before Paul Atreides’s ascension, Dune: Prophecy follows two Harkonnen sisters as they combat forces that threaten humankind’s future and establish the fabled sect that will become known as the Bene Gesserit.

Dune: Prophecy Series to Debut on Max This Fall

Dune: Prophecy is inspired by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson’s novel Sisterhood of Dune.

The cast includes Emily Watson, Olivia Williams, Travis Fimmel, Jodhi May, Mark Strong, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Josh Heuston, Chloe Lea, Jade Anouka, Faoileann Cunningham, Edward Davis, Aoife Hinds, Chris Mason, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Jihae, Tabu, Charithra Chandran, Jessica Barden, Emma Canning, and Yerin Ha.

Alison Schapker is the showrunner and executive producer. Diane Ademu-John co-developed the series and is also an executive producer. Anna Foerster executive produced and directed multiple episodes, including the first.

Jordan Goldberg, Mark Tobey, John Cameron, Matthew King, Scott Z. Burns, and Jon Spaihts executive produce with New York Times bestselling author Brian Herbert, along with Byron Merritt and Kim Herbert as executive producers for the Frank Herbert estate.

Emily Watson

New York Times bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson serves as co-producer. Max and Legendary Television co-produce the series.

Legendary also produces the film franchise, which has released two installments to critical acclaim, the first of which garnered six Academy Awards.