Game of Thrones may be over, but our watch has not ended. The HBO series left us with plenty to think about, but as we slowly begin to assess the show’s legacy, we’re still hearing trickles of information from those who were involved about how the show could have been different. We’ll tackle some of those revelations below to avoid putting spoilers out in the open, but one thing I want to tease is that actress Lena Headey has confirmed a scene was shot involving Cersei’s miscarriage – a plot point suspected by some fans, but which ultimately wasn’t included in the show. Read on for more on the final season of Game of Thrones, as well as some updates on the upcoming prequel series. Read More »
Bryan Cogman has spent the past ten years of his life immersed in the fictional world of Westeros, first as a writers assistant to the Game of Thrones showrunners and then quickly graduating to a staff writer and producer on the show. (He wrote the most recent episode, “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms,” which is one of our favorite episodes of the series.)
With Game of Thrones coming to an end this season, HBO has been developing prequel and spin-off ideas with A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin and several other writers. Only one of them has been approved at this point, and in a recent interview, Cogman confirms that the Game of Thrones spin-off he was working on is no longer happening. Read More »
HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel cast is getting a little dose of magic.
Harry Potter veteran Miranda Richardson, who played gossip columnist Rita Skeeter in two Potter films and one theme park attraction, is the latest to head to Westeros – but she’s not the only Wizarding World alum who’s crossed over between franchises.
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The pilot for the as-yet-untitled Game of Thrones prequel has a production start date. The Game of Thrones prequel is set to begin filming this summer, as the highly anticipated series begins production on its pilot with Jessica Jones director S.J. Clarkson at the helm.
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HBO hasn’t yet revealed the title of its new Game of Thrones “successor show,” but at least now we know who will direct it.
S.J. Clarkson, who is currently slated to become the first woman to direct a Star Trek movie, will be taking a trip to George R.R. Martin‘s fantasy world as she directs the pilot for the untitled prequel. And the rest of the main roles in the Game of Thrones prequel cast have been filled as well, so read on to find out who will be starring in the new HBO series. Read More »
Until HBO decides to reveal more official information about their upcoming Game of Thrones prequel show, we’re going to have to make do with updates from author George R.R. Martin, who’s on board as a co-creator/executive producer. In a new interview, Martin offered a brief update about HBO’s upcoming prequel and also spoke about a new Game of Thrones spin-off idea which he compares to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead.
Plus, check out a trailer for an incredible-looking new exhibition called Unseen Westeros, which features glorious imagery of lands and places that we haven’t seen in the show and Martin hasn’t really expanded on in his texts. Learn more about it below. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 by Ben Pearson
With the final season of Game of Thrones nearly upon us, HBO is hard at work to keep the fantasy world alive in at least one prequel show. George R.R. Martin, the author who first crafted the elaborate fantasy worlds of Westeros and Essos on the page, is involved as a co-creator and executive producer of the upcoming series, and in a new interview, he shared some more details about the show – including a better idea of where it falls on the timeline compared to the original series. Read More »
Is Josh Whitehouse about to become a household name?
The actor, model, and musician has been cast in a lead role in HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel, following on the heel’s of yesterday’s announcement about Naomi Watts joining the cast. Find out more about him below.
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George R.R. Martin, perpetual procrastinator and author of the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, has not revealed the Game of Thrones prequel title for HBO’s upcoming series. Despite Martin’s claims and despite what you may have read elsewhere, The Long Night is not the official title for the new show. Read More »
Naomi Watts is heading to Westeros.
A new report says that the two-time Oscar nominee has been cast in a lead role in HBO’s still-untitled Game of Thrones prequel series, which is set thousands of years before the events of the current show. Learn more below. Read More »