Eight years into the ‘Game of Thrones’ saga, the Song of Ice and Fire has finally been sung. HBO has officially aired the season finale of its most-acclaimed TV series of all time! But if you think this is the end of Game of Thrones, you’d be wrong. No spoilers here but if you’re a true blue Game of Thrones fan, you should be happy to know that the real story is far from over and HBO is now working on Game of Thrones prequel. Here’s everything you need to know.
In October, the showrunners officially confirmed that they are indeed working on Game of Thrones prequel and Naomi Watts is playing a lead role in it. But hey, Watts isn’t alone and HBO has to say a lot more about its upcoming show in its official synopsis
It’s taking place thousands of years before King Robert Baratheon paid a visit to Winterfell and asked Lord Eddard Stark to serve as the new Hand. It’s also expected to shed some light on the true origin of the White Walkers and horrifying secrets of Westeros’s history.
As we said, Naomi Watts isn’t alone and HBO has already offered some new details about the show’s casting.
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Other actors include Miranda Richardson, Richard McCabe, John Heffernan, Dixie Egerickx, Denise Gough, Sheila Atim and Ivanno Jeremiah.
Jane Goldman and George R.R. Martin are the creators of this new series. Goldman will be serving as the showrunner. Jane Goldman and George R.R. Martin will also be executive producers, alongside SJ Clarkson. Martin was also an executive producer on Game of Thrones and he contributed to several episode scripts.