Game Of Thrones: George RR Martin Says Other Successor Shows Are Still Developing

George R.R. Martin

by James White |
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While we know of at least one Game Of Thrones follow-up (the prequel that will film its pilot this year) in the works, HBO gathered several concepts for shows, and there was talk that others had fallen through. According to Thrones novelist George RR Martin, we shouldn't be so quick to write the others off just yet.

Taking to his blog, Martin outlined what he knows at the moment. "Internet reports are notoriously unreliable. We have had five different GAME OF THRONES successor shows in development (I mislike the term “spinoffs”) at HBO, and three of them are still moving forward nicely. The one I am not supposed to call THE LONG NIGHT will be shooting later this year, and two other shows remain in the script stage, but are edging closer. What are they about? I cannot say. But maybe some of you should pick up a copy of FIRE & BLOOD and come up with your own theories."

Fire & Blood, you say, which chronicles what happened with the Targaryen clan 300 years before the events of the A Song Of Ice And Fire, which forms the basis for the series? Intriguing. Dragon battles? Infighting? Intrigue? Certainly something that could play well in the aftermath of GOT leaving our screens in – checks notes – two weeks' time. It remains to be seen which, if any of them, actually make it to screens, but at least there's some positive news.

Oh, and Martin also enjoyed Avengers: Endgame, so there's that. For those watching Game Of Thrones, our reviews of the current season can be found right here.

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