The new script has been written by Josh Zetumer. Paramount Pictures might allegedly sell the rights if a new director cannot be found by spring.
There are 16 novels in the Dune epic. Why keep revisiting the first one? With such a rich source of characters, ideas, and storylines, why continue to try to reinvent the original rather than continue the adventures?
We shall see if yet another Dune makes it to the big screen and if it will be worth the wait.