HBO Adds Fifth Prequel Series

HBO Adds Fifth Prequel Series

HBO Adds Fifth Prequel Series

If the prospect of not one but two new books wasn't enough, he also confirmed in the blog post that a fifth prequel is the works.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the additional spinoff is in the capable hands of Thrones co-executive producer Bryan Cogman and A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin - who is also co-writing at least one of the other "successor shows".

Cogman wrote Stormborn for the second episode of season seven, as well as The Broken Man, which was the seventh episode of season six.

Game of Thrones has yet to finish its final season on HBO, so the network has a lot of time to go through all of its prequel pitches and pick the best ones for production.

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With the series coming to an end sometime in the next year or two, Game of Thrones fans are eagerly awaiting news of any potential spin-offs that would extend the franchise spawned from author George R.R. Martin's book series.

No story details have been revealed for any of the prequels. At the time, Martin declined to identify the fifth writer, an interesting wrinkle given that Bryan Cogman is the only would-be showrunner who has worked with Martin previously. It was in May when HBO commissioned five screenwriters - including Carly Wray ("Mad Men" and "The Leftovers"), Jane Goldman ("Kingsman: The Golden Circle"), Brian Helgeland ("Legend") and Max Borenstein ("Kong: Skull Island") - to develop different spin-offs series. But Martin has ruled out tackling Robert's Rebellion (noting fans already know all the major plot points from that war anyway) or mining his Dunk & Egg tales (as they are still being written). This one is being written by the show's experienced writer Bryan Cogman who has been associated with the HBO epic from the very first season.

That being said, there are dozens upon dozens of other stories throughout the history of Westeros that could be used for these "Game of Thrones" series.

"I can say that, like the other pilots, it will be a prequel rather than sequel, a successor rather than a spinoff".

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