The sixth and the final ever episode of Game of Thrones Season 8 was aired on HBO last Sunday. The end of the most promising fantasy left many hearts broken with the fact that it’s gone forever.
Yes, GoT is officially wrapped up. What’s next?
Well, you don’t have to lose your heart. The Seven Kingdoms of Westeros may not leave your small screen anytime soon because HBO is bringing the mainline show to a close along with it in the form of Game of Thrones Prequel.
That’s true! Game of Thrones Prequel TV show is all set to be your next big fantasy obsession, and the internet can’t stop talking about it.
The production for the unnamed prequel shows will be likely to start this summer. A director for the pilot has dependably been chosen, and the cast is growing steadily.
There have been a lot of conjectures about this prequel series, but here’s what’s known so far.
What Game of Thrones Prequel All About?
Taking place thousands of years ago before the events of Game of Thrones that we know, the series chronicles the world’s descent from the golden age of heroes into its breaking point.
From the astonishing insider facts of Westeros’ history to the true origin of the White Walkers, the mysteries of East to the Starks of legend, there will be a whole new story. One thing is sure that it’s not the story we think we know.
What Is It Going To Be Called?
There’s no official title yet, but it is rumoured to be as ‘Blood Moon’. However, the author and creator of Game of Thrones, George RR Martin, referred to the pilot as The Long Night, but he had to backtrack and state that the show is still untitled.
Who’s Going To Be in It?
The new casting includes Dixie Egerickx (Summerland), John Heffernan (Dracula), Richard McCabe (Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams), John Simm (Strangers), Marquis Rodriquez (Manifest), and Miranda Richardson (Rita Skeeter from the Harry Potter films).
They join Oscar-nominee Naomi Watts (21 Grams), who headlines as a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret, Toby Regbo (The Last Kingdom, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald), Alex Sharp (How to Talk to Girls at Parties), Georgie Henley (The Chronicles of Narnia films), Ivanno Jeremiah (Humans), Sheila Atim (Harlots), Jamie Campbell Bower (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald), Denise Gough (Monday), Naomi Ackie (Lady Macbeth) and Josh Whitehouse (Poldark).
People Behind Game of Thrones Prequel
Jane Goldman and Game of Thrones creator George R. R. Martin are the makers of this new series, with Goldman serving as the showrunner. Both of them will officially produce the show, alongside SJ Clarkson (The Defenders, Jessica Jones, HBO’s Succession and the upcoming Star Trek instalment), who will likewise be directing the pilot episode; Daniel Zelman; Vince Gerardis; Jim Danger Gray; James Farrell and co-executive producer Chris Symes.
When Will It Take Place?
Though the filming of has already started in Belfast, yet there’s no timetable by far. Not until the next year.