The Overstory

Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have a new show in the works as part of their deal with Netflix.

The duo will executive produce a television adaptation of The Overstory, author Richard Powers‘ 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that counts former X-Men star Hugh Jackman among its fans. Jackman likes the book so much, in fact, that he will also serve as an executive producer of this series adaptation. Get the plot details below.
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Lady Stoneheart

George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels contain dozens of jaw-dropping moments, many of which were adapted into HBO’s Game of Thrones. But for years, fans have wondered why one major reveal – the existence of a character called Lady Stoneheart – was not included in the show. Now, more than a year after the controversial final season, showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have given three reasons why they didn’t incorporate her into the action.
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the three body problem series

When David Benioff and D.B. Weiss brought their award-winning run on Game of Thrones to a somewhat polarizing end, everyone wondered what they would do next. After an ill-fated project with HBO, the duo signed an overall deal with Netflix last year, and we hadn’t heard a peep from them since. But Benioff and Weiss have revealed their next trick: to solve The Three-Body Problem.

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the chair

Last summer, Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss signed a massive five-year deal with Netflix worth $250 million, which precipitated their departure from a galaxy far, far away. Six months later, we now know what their next big project is going to be at the streaming service.

Benioff and Weiss and fellow Game of Thrones executive producer Bernadette Caulfield will executive produce a new dramedy series called The Chair, which will star Sandra Oh. Actress and playwright Amanda Peet will write and serve as the showrunner. Get more details below.
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Benioff and Weiss Star Wars Trilogy

In the aftermath of the now-canceled David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Star Wars trilogy, everyone can’t help but wonder both about what happened, and what the films were going to focus on. A new report might have gotten to the bottom of the story, although as is always the case with these sort of things, there’s a chance some details aren’t 100% accurate. From the sound of things, the Game of Thrones duo clashed with Lucasfilm. But had they gotten to make their trilogy, the plan was to focus on the origins of the Jedi.

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New Star Wars Trilogy - David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

Game of Thrones show runners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are walking away from the trilogy of Star Wars movies they were going to make for Disney’s Lucasfilm. The films were set to be released in theaters in December 2022, 2024, and 2026, but will no longer be happening.

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benioff and weiss star wars

In February of 2018, Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss were officially announced as the writers and producers of a new series of Star Wars movies. Technically, that’s still the only piece of official information from Disney and Lucasfilm about the duo’s involvement in a galaxy far, far away, but now a new report suggests that they may not be writing each entry in that upcoming film series after all. Read More »

Benioff and Weiss Netflix

Update: THR reports that Benioff and Weiss have signed a $200 million dollar, multi-year deal. Deadline’s initial reports simply said it was a “nine-figure” deal, but this is now one of the biggest TV deals in history.

Second Update, 8/15/19: THR now reports that the deal is for five years and is worth $250 million. Our original story continues below.

High demand in the Peak TV era means that content creators are pulling in hugely lucrative deals like never before. People like Shonda Rhimes, Ryan Murphy, Mike Schur, and Greg Berlanti have all signed massive nine-figure deals recently to produce content for various companies, and now Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are grabbing a piece of that pie as well. The duo has just signed a $100 million+ exclusive deal with Netflix, and you can read the details of that and find out what other projects they have brewing below. Read More »

Josh Trank exits Star Wars

The Walt Disney Company has just published the studio’s updated release schedule, and among several other shifts and announcements, we’ve learned about several new Star Wars release dates. The film franchise is taking a three year break from the big screen, and you can continue reading to learn more details about Disney’s upcoming trips to a galaxy far, far away.
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Game of Thrones is coming to an end this year. The first of the final six episodes airs this weekend, and just five weeks after tha,t HBO’s hit fantasy series will be over on May 19. While fans have been itching to see how this epic series will come to an end (especially since author George R.R. Martin isn’t finishing his books anytime soon), showrunners David Benioff and D.B Weiss have known how the series was going to end for five years. Well, at least they’ve known the key points of the Game of Thrones ending. Read More »