TV Mini-Series | Unrated | | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A three-part miniseries on politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah. Based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel.
The props department went through a number of tests to find a substance to represent the "spice melange"; they ultimately settled on gunpowder (black) tea.
Duke Leto Atreides:
On Caladan, we ruled with sea and air power. Here, on Arrakis, we need desert power.
The moons in the background never move (because they are on painted "translights"). The most noticeable example is out of the Arrakeen palace window. The moon never moves from its position through a gap in the shield wall for the entire duration of the banquet.