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Actress Tabu Joins Star-Studded Cast of Dune Prequel Series ‘Prophecy’


The makers of the highly anticipated HBO Max series “Dune: Prophecy” have secured a casting coup with the addition of Bollywood superstar Tabu. The renowned Indian actress will play a recurring role in the show, which serves as a prequel to the blockbuster film “Dune.”

Originally titled “Dune: The Sisterhood,” the show draws inspiration from Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson’s novel “Sisterhood of Dune.” Set 10,000 years before Paul Atreides’ rise, the series follows two Harkonnen sisters as they shape the Bene Gesserit, a fabled sect that will play a crucial role in the future of humankind.

Tabu’s Character

Tabu is playing the role of Sister Francesca. Described as “strong, intelligent, and alluring,” Sister Francesca is sure to leave a lasting impression. The official character description hints at a complex past, mentioning her being “once a great love of the Emperor” and how “her return to the palace strains the balance of power in the capital.”

Tabu’s casting adds to the already impressive ensemble for “Dune: Prophecy.” The series boasts a star-studded cast that includes Emily Watson, Olivia Williams, Travis Fimmel, and Sharon Duncan-Brewster.

Based on the novels “Sisterhood of Dune” by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, “Dune: Prophecy” takes viewers 10,000 years before the rise of Paul Atreides, chronicling the story of the Harkonnen sisters and the formation of the Bene Gesserit.

While a release date hasn’t been announced yet, the addition of Tabu is sure to generate further excitement among fans of the “Dune” universe. Her captivating screen presence and acclaimed dramatic chops promise to add another layer of depth and intrigue to the upcoming series.

Tabu’s return to Hollywood after 12 years has generated excitement among fans. Her portrayal of sister Francesca promises to be strong, intelligent, and alluring, adding depth to the Dune universe4. As the series unfolds, viewers can anticipate captivating drama, intricate plots, and the timeless allure of Tabu’s performance.

Stay tuned for more updates on “Dune: Prophecy” and Tabu’s journey in this epic prequel series

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