Panickd wrote on Jan 31, 2013, 11:09: They already remade Dune. It was a well received mini-series that even managed to spawn another mini-series based on "Children of Dune". Happened like 12 years ago.
I'm pretty sure I read there was another more recent movie version in the early stages of production as well, although Paramount's rights expired for it before it was made. I doubt it's the last time someone tries, in any event.