HBO Max’s “Dune” prequel spinoff “The Sisterhood” goes by way of some adjustments. Each director Johan Renck and star Shirley Henderson have exited the HBO Max sequence, Selection has confirmed.
The information comes because the manufacturing takes a “pre-scheduled hiatus,” based on the streamer.
“There are some inventive adjustments being made to the manufacturing in an effort to create the very best sequence doable and keep true to the supply materials,” a HBO Max consultant mentioned in an announcement. “Johan Renck has accomplished his work on the sequence and a brand new director might be introduced on; by way of mutual settlement Johan is transferring on to pursue different initiatives. Moreover, Shirley Henderson might be exiting the sequence and can not be taking part in Tula Harkonnen.”
These aren’t the primary departures to hit the manufacturing. In November of final 12 months, sequence creator Diane Ademu-John parted methods with “The Sisterhood” as co-showrunner. Nonetheless, she has remained on board as an government producer. Alison Schapker has taken over as sole showrunner of the sequence.
Based mostly on the novel “Sisterhood of Dune” by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, “Dune: The Sisterhood” is about round 10,000 years previous to the occasions of “Dune.” The solid contains Emily Watson, Indira Varma, Travis Fimmel, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Faoileann Cunningham, Aoife Hinds and Chloe Lea.
“Dune: The Sisterhood” is anticipated to debut in November 2023. “Dune: Half Two,” the second installment to Denis Villeneuve’s movie adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel, is about to launch on Nov. 3.
Deadline was the primary to report the information.