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Dune: Pierre Morel to direct

  • Pierre Morel ("Taken") will direct the remake of "Dune" for Paramount Pictures.

  • Peter Berg had been previously attached to direct and had developed the project, as well as having worked on the script with Josh Zetumer. He had to drop out after comitting to direct "Battleship" for Universal.

  • The studio will look for a new writer shortly.

    Mon January 4, 2010 | Source: Variety