Emily Watson, Shirley Henderson tapped to star in 'Dune' prequel series

Updated: Oct 5 2022 10:36AM

Los Angeles, Oct 5 (PTI) "Chernobyl" star Emily Watson and "Harry Potter" alumna Shirly Henderson will headline the "Dune" prequel series at HBO Max from Legendary Television.

The series is set 10,000 years before the events of "Dune" and is based on the novel "Sisterhood of Dune" by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson.

According to entertainment website Variety, "Dune: The Sisterhood" follows "the Harkonnen Sisters as they combat forces that threaten the future of humankind, and establish the fabled sect known as the Bene Gesserit".