After years of speculation that the network would find some spinoff way to continue the series, HBO confirmed last week that it is currently developing four separate Game of Thrones spinoff ideas to become potential series, with author George R. And now, Martin has taken to his blog to offer up some news of his own and shoot down some story ideas that A Song of Ice and Fire fans may have been hoping to see. So all of you who were hoping for the further adventures of Hot Pie are doomed to disappointment.
Martin is not a fan of the term "spinoff" when it comes to HBO's potential new shows based on his materialbut he did just confirm that a fifth writer was added to the original fourworking on a fifth "successor show" script, and they will all be prequels.
However, he also warned fans that two popular "spinoff" sorry story choices have been crossed off, and will not be among the five shows.
In a new blog post titled "About Those Spinoffs What we do have here is an order for four -- now five -- pilot scripts. How many pilots will be filmed, and how many series might come out of that, remains to be seen. If we do get five series on the air, I might have to change my name to Dick Direwolf.
Which will disappoint some of you, sure, but better to do that now than later, I think. Eventually, sure, I'd love that, and so would many of you.
But I've only written and published three novellas to date, and there are at least seven or eight or ten more I want to write. We all know how slow I am, and how fast a television show can move.
We're not doing Robert's Rebellion either. I know thousands of you want that, I know there's a petition There would be no surprises or revelations left in such a show, just the acting out of conflicts whose resolutions you already know.
That's not a story I want to tell just now; it would feel too much like a twice-told tale. There's still potential for a story about The Targaryen Dragons of lore. Martin also clarified that he's working with all of the writers, not just the two mentioned in the previous reportand -- yes -- he is still working on the sixth book in "A Song of Ice and Fire," "The Winds of Winter.
It is a world, and a pretty big one, and if there were eight million stories in the naked city back in the 50s, just think how many more there are in an entire world, and one with thousands of years of recorded history.
None of these new shows will be 'spinning off' from GOT in the traditional sense.
Game of Thrones Final-Season and Prequel Plans: they get further into the writing.” George R. R. Martin’s Involvement in Developing Each of the Spin-offs Varies the prequel writers are. A Song of Ice and Fire author George RR Martin (HBO) Over the weekend, reports emerged that HBO has commissioned a pilot episode for one of the five Game of Thrones prequels currently being. George R.R. Martin attends the Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20, The author confirmed Wednesday that "Game of Thrones" co-executive producer Bryan Cogman will write a fifth prequel .
So all of you who were hoping for the further adventures of Hot Pie are doomed to disappointment. Every one of the concepts under discussion is a prequel, rather than a sequel.
Some may not even be set on Westeros. Rather than 'spinoff' or 'prequel,' however, I prefer the term 'successor show. That series continues with the start of Season 7 on Sunday, July George R.R. Martin is perfectly aware that the Game of Thrones TV series may be moving faster than he can write the new books.
Two volumes away from completing his seven-book series, Martin has. Does George R. R. Martin have a boatload of work to do as an executive producer, writer, and story consultant on the Emmy-award-hogging mega-hit HBO series Game of Thrones?You bet.
A Song of Ice and Fire is a series of epic fantasy novels by the American novelist and screenwriter George R. R. webkandii.com began the first volume of the series, A Game of Thrones, in , and it was published in Martin, who initially envisioned the series as a trilogy, has published five out of a planned seven volumes.
George R.R. Martin has addressed the new Game of Thrones prequel that HBO just greenlit, revealing his hope for the show's title. Martin wrote -- and is hopefully still writing -- the series of novels called A Song of Ice and Fire, on which Game of Thrones is based.
In the beginning, George R. R. Martin created A Game of Thrones—words printed on paper and bound into books sold in shops around the world, to be read by a moderate but mighty number of fantasy.
George RR Martin may not be writing any of the Game of Thrones prequel series, but he certainly has insider knowledge about the stories they’ll tell.
And he just spilled the beans on two of them.