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George RR Martin is the creator and creator of Game of Thrones

Cable channel HBO has given the scamper-forward for a prequel series to the hit fantasy TV present off Game of Thrones.

Dwelling of the Dragon will more than likely be situation about 300 years sooner than occasions within the usual series, which ended its eight-season bolt earlier this 365 days.

The announcement came hours after yet every other planned prequel, because of star Naomi Watts, used to be reportedly cancelled.

Game of Thrones used to be HBO’s preferred series. It won extra than one Emmy awards and drew tens of tens of millions of viewers.

„It’s my pleasure to narrate nowadays that we are ordering Dwelling of the Dragon straight to series for HBO,“ said Casey Bloys, president of HBO programming, at a originate tournament in Los Angeles for the HBO Max streaming platform.

„It tells the memoir of Dwelling Targaryen and the early days of Westeros.“

In a tweet, Video games of Thrones said Dwelling of the Dragon would be co-produced by Game of Thrones creator George RR Martin, Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik.

A pilot episode for an unnamed prequel starring Oscar nominee Naomi Watts used to be filmed over the summer season.

Earlier on Tuesday, sources quoted by The Hollywood Reporter said govt producer Jane Goldman had emailed the solid telling them that HBO had cancelled the present off.

The explanations on the help of the determination weren’t real away sure and HBO did no longer observation.

Alternatively, leisure net location Slice-off date reported that the pilot had no longer been neatly got by HBO.

That prequel, additionally co-created by George RR Martin, used to be reported to were situation about 5,000 years sooner than occasions within the usual series.

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Naomi Watts used to be the finest name linked to the ditched prequel

On Monday, Game of Thrones writers David Benioff and DB Weiss launched they had left the following Star Wars trilogy, because of originate in 2022. The news came after the pair signed an restful take care of Netflix.

Sky receive prolonged their broadcast take care of HBO for yet every other 5 years, in conserving with Slice-off date, which technique that the prequel is more likely to air on Sky Atlantic within the UK – as Game of Thrones did.

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