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HBO Canceled the Game of Thrones Prequel - subjectzero - 10-29-2019

Apparently they've passed on it. I'm kind of OK with this since I don't think I was that interested in the Long Night.

https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/game-of-thrones-prequel-canceled


RE: HBO Canceled the Game of Thrones Prequel - TM2YC - 10-29-2019

I was fine with this cancellation news until I read in the article above that Jane Goldman was the showrunner. I like pretty much everything she's done.


RE: HBO Canceled the Game of Thrones Prequel - DonKamillo - 10-30-2019

Apparently they greenlit another prequel series instead.

So you'll be getting "House of the Dragon" instead of "The Long Night" based on the new book "Fire & Blood", Martin has written (instead of working on the release of Winds of Winter).


RE: HBO Canceled the Game of Thrones Prequel - asterixsmeagol - 10-30-2019

We got a poster for the new series too.
[Image: House-of-the-Dragon.jpg]


RE: HBO Canceled the Game of Thrones Prequel - subjectzero - 10-30-2019

I think this is all for the best. The White Walkers turned out to be the least interesting thing about Game of Thrones so creating a series about their origins isn't that interesting to me. But something that sets up Aegon the Conqueror and/or explores the fall of Valyria? Yes please!


RE: HBO Canceled the Game of Thrones Prequel - Moe_Syzlak - 10-30-2019

I’ve heard the book feels like a dry history textbook. I trust HBO to breathe some life into it. Since I was introduced to this world through the GoT series, I was anxious to read this book but people I know who are fans said not to bother. It seems similar to the Silmarillion in that regard, another book I never attempted.

I agree with the above post as well. The WW were a snore for me. The Targaryen’s are far more fertile ground for a prequel to me.


RE: HBO Canceled the Game of Thrones Prequel - DonKamillo - 10-30-2019

(10-30-2019, 10:46 AM)Moe_Syzlak Wrote: I’ve heard the book feels like a dry history textbook.

The book is told from the view of a Maester going through old Targaryen records so "dry" is probably an understatement Wink