Eh, look it’s great to be optimistic, but I think it’s time to admit that the only way to make a good adaptation of the Dune universe is to jettison like 98% of it. Compress the hell out of the timeline, ditch a few side characters, play up the big action set pieces, and throw boobs and butts and wieners all over the screen for no good goddamn reason.
Wait, I just described the adaptation process for Game of Thrones.
Well shit, run with it! Steal the hell out of their ideas, it’s a surefire winning strategy!