Alice Krige turned down the role of Lady Jessica due to scheduling conflicts. She did, however accept the role in Children of Dune (2003) when Saskia Reeves proved unavailable.
May your knife chip and shatter.
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.
There exist four versions of this mini series:
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