Dune Remake Spawns Some Spicy Concept Art

Posted by Michael Sacco on Sep 7, 2010 in Cinema |

Dune Concept Art: Spice Worm

Okay, so maybe Dune’s original theatrical release was just a little bit before my time, but I’m still plenty familiar with the series, largely thanks to the copy of Barlowe’s Guide to Extraterrestrials I received at a ripe young age. These pieces of concept art from Jock, the artist behind 2000 A.D., were intended for use in Paramount’s planned Dune remake. While the concepts may have been shelved due to a change in directors, it doesn’t make the art any less compelling, and they really reinforce my belief that no matter what planet you’re on (or netherworld you’re in, in Beetlejuice’s case), you just don’t mess with sandworms. Not that you were probably planning on it, of course, but I like to help a Fremen out.

Dune remake concept art - Mining

Dune concept art - Worm

Dune remake concept art - Caladan 1

Via io9

Michael Sacco is a writer and editor, currently working as Senior Editor at WoW.com, part of Aol’s Joystiq network. His previous work includes an extended stay at Blizzard Entertainment. Follow him on Twitter!

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