Another 'Game of Thrones' prequel could take wing at HBO

Another 'Game of Thrones' prequel could take wing at HBO

(Sidenote: Bloodmoon's pilot wrapped this summer, and we still don't know if that's been ordered to series.) George R.R. Martin is attached as an executive producer and Ryan Condol wrote the script, so if you felt burned by Benioff and Weiss' Game of Thrones conclusion, you don't immediately need to write this new show off. Unlike Game of Thrones, which was based on Ice & Fire, the prequel is based on his book Fire & Blood.

For more details on what this prequel could consist of, check out some of our earlier reporting on Martin's new book. Because HBO is working on not one but four prequels to quench our appetite. The TV version will be set 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones, just about when things started to go south for the Targaryen family.

After a disappointing end to the eight season-long series Game Of Thrones, the makers of the series decided to make a prequel of the show titled Blood Moon. "I can not say", he wrote on his blog.

The series will premiere next year and star Naomi Watts, who spoke with ET about the project in November, admitting that she became a GoT super-fan overnight.

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The Targaryen Thrones prequel was one of the "two other shows" that were in the scripting phase as of May, when Martin talked about it on his blog. If that's setting off alarm bells in your head because a new Thrones prequel hasn't been announced since mid-2017, that's because this isn't a new one. "I can not say. But maybe some of you should pick up a copy of FIRE & BLOOD and come up with your own theories", Martin said. This series, which Martin said is not called The Long Night in his blog, also takes place before the events of the hit show - by thousands of years and chronicles "the world's descent from the golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour".

Martin apologised: "I know I should be at home writing right now, I'm sorry!"

Count your blessings, Game of Thrones addicts.

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