Greetings, travelers of space and time, to the premiere episode of the Dune Cast! Know then that this is your home for Dune in podcasting, and will be a monthly series examining all things from the world of Frank Herbert's legendary Dune universe, including the classic books, movies, miniseries, games, documentaries, and ongoing novels by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson. Maybe we will cover news, too, should it arise! Whether this is your first foray into the Dune universe or you are returning like a Duncan Idaho ghola, join us for a show beyond your dream and a podcast beyond your imagination. The Dune Cast is hosted by avid science fiction fans and podcasters Joe Tavano and Rod Johnson, and is part of the RetroZap.com Podcast Network!
Movie Update 03: Dune Film Trailer
In a year of disease, fire, death, and darkness, we cling to the good things that much tighter. It's no surprised then that the much-anticipated trailer for Denis Villeneuve's Dune broke Twitter and became the #1 trending video on YouTube when it dropped on September 9, 2020. And by the looks of it, this film is going to live up to ALL the hype and more! Join Joe and Rod as they go back to the future for the most in-depth analysis of this trailer possible. with shot-by-shot breakdowns and analysis.
Movie Update 02
The Dune franchise has never been more alive and active, and with so much going on, this is no longer just a movie update--it's a Franchise update! Listen here for our thoughts on Dune: The Sisterhood, the upcoming 2020 film, new video games, new tabletop games, and even a secret project yet to be announced. Will news be coming out of San Diego Comic Con 2019? We will be keeping out eyes peeled on this, your #1 Dune podcast in the Known Universe, the Dune Cast!
Chapterhouse: Dune (1985) Part 1
Dune Cast has finally arrived at the final book by Frank Herbert: Chapterhouse: Dune, and we are ready to dig into this exciting, fascinating and, yes, controversial novel. From a look back at the book's reception in its time, to theories on some of the mysteries of the book, to a deep dissection of the plot, characters, and events, we're going further than even The Tyrant could have imagined.
Movie Update 01
11202020: It's not a future year, and it's not a code—it's the date of the new adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune (Part One)! Needless to say, Joe and Rod are very excited about this production, and this is the first download of many to come as we track the news and production as it unfolds! Plus, we also discuss the concept of "fannibalism," and why we all must not fear. If it is by will alone you set your mind in motion, then you've found the right place for all things Dune! This is the Dune Cast.
Heretics of Dune (1984) Part 2
This is it! An episode years in the making...perhaps the most conclusive and thorough look at Frank Herbert's fifth Dune novel, Heretics of Dune! Why is this novel so complex? What is transpiring that makes this novel unique? Why do your hosts feel this is the most underrated Dune novel? All this and much more coming up on this epic episode of the Dune Cast! Look for new episodes on the upcoming Dune production, as well as new episodes on Chapterhouse: Dune very soon!
Heretics of Dune (1984) Part 1
We're back in a big way, and so is the Dune franchise! Listen now for much more on this podcast, Dune news and the start of our discussion on an amazing but often ignored chapter of the Dune universe, Heretics of Dune.