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‘Game of Thrones’ Author George RR Martin Signs 5-Year Overall Deal With HBO

HBO has signed “Game of Thrones” writer George R.R. Martin to an enormous total deal through which Martin will develop content material for HBO and HBO Max.
The deal is for 5 years and value someplace within the mid-eight figures, based on The Hollywood Reporter, which first reported the information Friday. HBO declined to touch upon the phrases of the deal.
Martin, whose “A Song of Ice and Fire” novels served as the premise for HBO’s Emmy-winning sequence, is at present govt producing the community’s upcoming prequel, “House of the Dragon,” which can premiere in 2022. At the identical time, HBO is growing a quantity of different spinoffs, together with ones for HBO Max.
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“House of the Dragon” is about 300 years earlier than the occasions of HBO’s fantasy epic. The 10-episode present is about within the early days of Westeros and focuses on House Targaryen, the household that Emilia Clarke’s Daenerys belonged to, alongside along with her brother Viserys (Harry Lloyd) and nephew Aegon Targaryen, aka Jon Snow (Kit Harington). The sequence is predicated on Martin’s “Fire & Blood” ebook, which particulars the lineage of the Targaryens.
“House of the Dragon” was co-created by Martin and “Colony” co-creator Ryan Condal.
The sequence options an ensemble forged lead by Paddy Considine, Olivia Cooke, Matt Smith, Emma D’Arcy, Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best and Sonoya Mizuno.
Martin can even govt produce “Who Fears Death” and “Roadmarks,” each of that are in improvement for HBO. Peacock can also be growing an adaptation of Martins’s “Wild Cards” novels (the challenge had beforehand been set at Hulu). for which he’s govt producing.
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