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HBO now developing five different prequel series to Game of Thrones
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If you're one of the millions of fans of Game of Thrones harboring a twinge of despair over the upcoming conclusion of the series, don't fret. If HBO has their way, you'll be spending the coming years up to your eyeballs in Game of Thrones content. You'll have more Game of Thrones than you'll know what to do with.

Seriously—according to a new report from Variety, HBO is currently in active development on not one, not two, but five distinct prequel series for their flagship fantasy property.

The latest project to be confirmed is being written by Bryan Cogman, a writer and producer for Game of Thrones who has been with the project since the very beginning. Series author George R. R. Martin had high praise for Cogman's appointment, saying that apart from himself and a select few others, "I don't know anyone who knows and loves Westeros as well as he does."

The other four projects are all being spearheaded by individual writers: Max Borenstein (Godzilla 2014 and Kong: Skull Island), Jane Goldman (the two Kingsman movies), Brian Helgeland (A Knight's Tale, L.A. Confidential, Mystic River), and Carly Wray (Mad Men, The Leftovers). These are big-deal creative talents, with track records that all demonstrate a good deal of critical acclaim and commercial success, so it's clear that HBO is not screwing around when it comes to setting up an enduring future for its most popular franchise.

Outside of the circle of people working on the projects, there is almost absolutely no information as to what the new series may entail, with details on when or where they will take place and what characters the shows will focus on being held by HBO as closely-guarded secrets. (We'll see how that works out.)

What we do know is that all speculation as to the content of the spinoffs up to this point is reportedly wrong, with Martin contending that the shows will not focus on the fan-favorite Dunk and Egg novellas that followed the journeys of Ser Duncan the Tall and Aegon Targaryen V, nor will they cover the event's of Robert's Rebellion, which took place some 15 years before the beginning of Game of Thrones' story.

Even as the series' main story prepares to draw to a close, it's a surprisingly exciting time to be a fan of Game of Thrones—unless you're a book reader who's yet to invest in a big TV and a nice cable package.

We'll have more on this smorgasbord of ice and fire as details hatch. If you'd like to revisit the long and winding road that brought us here, check out our feature on the untold truth of Game of Thrones.



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J Murdah
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re: HBO now developing five different prequel series to Game of Thrones
I'd rather grrm develop stories than HBO.


VinegarStrokes
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re: HBO now developing five different prequel series to Game of Thrones
what's the equivalent of Germany in Westeros?


TigerFanatic99
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re: HBO now developing five different prequel series to Game of Thrones
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what's the equivalent of Germany in Westeros?



The prequels are german, but I think they are adding a 5th is new. It was just four to begin with.

So this is just one more thing to pull that fat fricking son of a bitch away from finishing the fricking books.


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re: HBO now developing five different prequel series to Game of Thrones
I want one of Bronn's adventures and pov.


J Murdah
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re: HBO now developing five different prequel series to Game of Thrones
Funny =\= interesting.


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Byron Bojangles III
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re: HBO now developing five different prequel series to Game of Thrones
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what's the equivalent of Germany in Westeros?


old valyria?


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I want one of Bronn's adventures and pov.


There's just an indescribable number of options. I think they would have to be long enough to fill a series though. Do the adventures of one sellsword fill that criteria? Maybe, that could work.

My personal dream is that they cover the Long Night. Start when the citadel declares the start of Autumn and things are just starting to go to shite all the way through to the Spring.


SEClint
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Do the adventures of one sellsword fill that criteria? Maybe, that could work.



When it's Bronn, yes. He's like the Han solo of the GOT universe.

Sellsword that almost took out a large dragon, and has gotten more poon than all members of boys 2 men in the early 90s.


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I'd rather grrm develop stories than HBO.


Well, unless you've found the fountain of youth.....none of us will live to see that


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I'd rather grrm develop stories than HBO.


Honestly, I'd rather HBO take it over. At least they produce content. And when GRRM does manage to write something the quality has been in a downward spiral anyway.

GRRM has abdicated, so be it.
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nor will they cover the event's of Robert's Rebellion

This would of had just as much following as GOT and they wont do it..


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re: HBO now developing five different prequel series to Game of Thrones
A series about Gendry just rowin around in a boat


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Remulan
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finishing the fricking books


Will never happen. I doubt the Winds of Winter even gets released before fat man kicks the bucket.


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Tbonepatron
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Sellsword that almost took out a large dragon, and has gotten more poon than all members of boys 2 men in the early 90s.


I think Bronn survives the end of the series. Pretty sure he'll make it to the end of the road...


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lordguill
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Aegon's conquest, please.


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nor will they cover the event's of Robert's Rebellion


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This would of had just as much following as GOT and they wont do it..



I don't want Robert's Rebellion. There are no more surprises left. They already showed the Mad King die and each battle is explicitly detailed already. Give me something new.


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Boo Krewe
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re: HBO now developing five different prequel series to Game of Thrones
they should ancient valryia

it was like Rome


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Byron Bojangles III
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This would of had just as much following as GOT and they wont do it.
Jar Jar Martin said it's no use to do Roberts rebellion because we'd know all the events of it so it'd be just watching the events unfold. Kind of like adapting a fricking book to tv. We'd know all of what happens in. GoT if his fat arse could finish a goddamn book he fricking infatuates me
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PsychTiger
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re: HBO now developing five different prequel series to Game of Thrones
This is OML's chance, he needs to send HBO some of his fan fiction.


eta: They should chronicle Howland Reed's journey from simple marsh king to being the High Sparrow.
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