Frank Herbert's Children of Dune is a three-part miniseries written by John Harrison and directed by Greg Yaitanes, based on Frank Herbert's novels Dune Messiah and Children of Dune. First broadcast in the United States on March 16, 2003, Children of Dune is the sequel to the 2000 miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune and produced by the Sci Fi Channel. As of 2004, this miniseries and its predecessor were two of the three highest-rated programs ever to be broadcast on the Sci-Fi Channel.
In 2003, the critically acclaimed miniseries won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects.
Also known as:
Dune - Bedrohung des Imperiums, Dune - Der Messias, Dune - Die Kinder des Wüstenplaneten, Dune - Krieg um den Wüstenplaneten, Frank Herbert's Children of Dune