News and Press

  • SOUL CATCHER Film Finds Screenwriter and Director
    2015-06-11

    EXCLUSIVE: Chris Eyre has signed on to direct Soul Catcher with John Sayles attached to write the screenplay. Based on the novel by Dune author Frank Herbert, the psychological thriller centers on a Native American activist who, driven by ancient spirits and injustice towards his people, kidnaps the son of an important U.S. politician with the intent to sacrifice the child as revenge. As the captors and captive attempt to escape from hunters across the Pacific Northwest, they form an unexpected bond which disrupts the planned ritual. Dimitri Villard optioned the book and is producing.

  • Frank Herbert's SOUL CATCHER novel optioned for film
    2014-08-14

    EXCLUSIVE: Four decades after Dune scribe Frank Herbert published his acclaimed 1972 novel Soul Catcher, the book has been optioned for the big screen by producer Dimitri Villard. The Flight Of he Navigator and Once Bitten producer first pursued the Herbert tome during the 1980s but tabled his film career to run music company ArtistDirect until last year. Now he’s returning to the screen biz with Soul Catcher, about a militant Native American student who....

  • DUNE SAGA PODCAST
    2014-07-23

    Brian Herbert will be interviewed via the Dune Saga Podcast Thursday, July 24th, 2014 (10pm to 11pm). Listen in!

  • Brian Herbert and Bill Ransom Signing Books
    2014-07-15

    Brian Herbert will be doing a book signing for his newly released novel THE LITTLE GREEN BOOK OF CHAIRMAN RAHMA. He will also be autographing DUNE books for fans. And (drum roll), Bill Ransom will be showing up to one event (Frank Herbert's old co-author on several books). See info below for more....

    BOOK SIGNINGS -- UPDATES

    1) Wednesday, July 16th, 2014, at 7 :00 pm, University Bookstore, 4326 University Way NE, Seattle, WA [(800)335-7323]

    2) Saturday, August 2, 2014, at 7:00 pm -- Writers' Workshoppe, 820 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA (with Bill Ransom)
    [(360)379-2617]

    3) Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 7:30 pm -- Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA [(206)842-5332]

    4) Saturday, August 30, 2014, at 3:00 pm -- Borderlands Books, 866 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA [(415)824-8203]

  • THE LITTLE GREEN BOOK OF CHAIRMAN RAHMA BY BRIAN HERBERT
    2014-07-08

    Brian Herbert's new book with trailer...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JpvTUzxysw&feature=youtu.be

  • BRIAN HERBERT ANNOUNCES NEW BOOK WITH BLOG TOUR
    2014-06-23

    Follow Brian Herbert on his "Blog Tour". He'll be promoting his new book, THE LITTLE GREEN BOOK OF CHAIRMAN RAHMA.

  • BOOK SIGNING EVENT FOR BRIAN HERBERT IN SEATTLE
    2014-06-23

    Brian Herbert will be doing a book signing at University Bookstore in Seattle to discuss 3 new novels: OCEAN and THE LITTLE GREEN BOOK OF CHAIRMAN RAHMA and MENTATS OF DUNE. It is at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Address: 4326 University Way NE Seattle, WA 98105 206.634.3400, or Toll Free: 1.800.335.READ.

    Contact: Duane Wilkins.

  • Behind the scenes of Dune (David Lynch)
    2014-05-29

    Amazing still images and great information. Some of this looks like it's from Jodorowsky's Dune, though.

  • Brian Herbert Delves Into Dune Questions From Fans...
    2014-05-26

    Check out Brian Herbert's Q and A sessions at GoodReads.com...

    https://www.goodreads.com/author/56.Brian_Herbert/questions#

  • Brian Herbert Talks About Frank Herbert's Influence on the Environmental Movement
    2014-05-23

    Check out Brian Herbert's Q and A comments at GoodReads.com

    https://www.goodreads.com/questions/1546-why-do-you-think-dune-has-becom...