Alejandro Jodorowsky is a cult filmmaker whose ambitious plans to adapt Frank Herbert's 1965 novel 'Dune' to screen became one of the most colossal failures in movie history. He had lined up the likes of influential artist Salvador Dali, Oscar winning Orson Welles and The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger as cast members with artwork by 'Alien' designer HR Giger and Jean Giraud who worked on 'The Fifth Element' - Pink Floyd and Magma were even among the music artists tipped for the film score. However, as pre-production kicked off, it wasn't long before the $9.5 million budget had been quickly frittered away leaving producers penniless and the film was finally shelved permanently. The story of the failure of the original 'Dune' is a tragic one - and one can only imagine the effect it would've had on modern sci-fi cinema.
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