HBO is already growing “Home of the Dragon,” however extra “Thrones”-set collection are being deliberate.
HBO is in early growth on its subsequent “Game of Thrones” prequel, a collection adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s fantasy novellas “Tales of Dunk and Egg.” Selection first reported the information, including, “The one-hour present can be based mostly on the collection of fantasy novellas by Martin, which comply with the adventures of Ser Duncan the Tall (Dunk) and a younger Aegon V Targaryen (Egg) 90 years previous to the occasions of ‘A Track of Ice and Fireplace.’”
HBO declined to remark when requested in regards to the report by IndieWire.
Selection provides: “Martin has revealed three novellas within the “Tales of Dunk and Egg” collection so far: “The Hedge Knight” in 1998, “The Sworn Sword” in 2003, and “The Thriller Knight” in 2010. The three novellas have been then collected and revealed collectively as “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” in 2015.
No showrunner or author is at present connected to the prequel collection adaptation of “Tales of Dunk and Egg,” though sources inform Selection “it’s a excessive precedence for HBO because the premium cabler seems to construct on the success of ‘Recreation of Thrones.’”
HBO is at present producing the primary “Recreation of Thrones” prequel collection, “House of the Dragon,” with showrunners Miguel Sapochnik and Ryan Condal. Sapochnik is a “Thrones” veteran because the Emmy-winning director of “Battle of the Bastards.” Condal is greatest referred to as the creator of USA Community’s drama collection “Colony.” The primary prequel collection is predicated on Martin’s 2018 ebook “Fireplace & Blood.” “Home of the Dragon” will inform the story of the Home of Targaryen 300 years earlier than the occasions of the unique “Recreation of Thrones” collection.
The “Home of the Dragon” solid consists of Paddy Considine, Olivia Cooke, Matt Smith, and Emma D’Arcy. Cooke will play Alicent Hightower, the daughter of Otto Hightower, the Hand of the King, and probably the most comely girl within the Seven Kingdoms. Smith performs Prince Daemon Targaryen, youthful brother to King Viserys and inheritor to the throne, whereas D’Arcy is Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, the king’s first-born baby. Considine is starring as King Viserys Targaryen.
HBO has been been in frequent growth on “Recreation of Thrones” spinoff collection. Earlier than the flagship collection led to Could 2019, the community was engaged on pilots for 5 completely different potential collection. One present, created by S.J. Clarkson and starring Naomi Watts, bought a pilot order however was not picked as much as collection.