As one Sport of Thrones prequel dies, another rises from the ashes.
HBO launched Tuesday that its GoT prequel mission about the Targaryen civil battle has formally acquired a full series say for 10 episodes.
The narrate-on title: Condominium of the Dragon.
Also launched: Emmy-a success GoT director Miguel Sapochnik will back as co-showrunner and yell the pilot. Sapochnik directed acclaimed episodes similar to “Battle of the Bastards,” “Hardhome” and “The Lengthy Night.”
The fresh prequel used to be co-created by author George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal (Colony) — who will additionally be a showrunner on the series.
A poster used to be additionally released with the tagline “Fire Will Reign”:
“The Sport of Thrones universe is so affluent with tales,” says Casey Bloys, president, HBO programming. “We question ahead to exploring the origins of Condominium Targaryen and the sooner days of Westeros alongside with Miguel, Ryan and George.”
Condominium of the Dragon is per Martin’s 2019 e book Fire & Blood, a historic previous of Condominium Targaryen that spans roughly 150 years. GoT author-producer Bryan Cogman initially developed the mission on the network. Respect different prequel, the tale takes plan prolonged sooner than the events in GoT, nonetheless now not with regards to as some distance assist as the Goldman mission (a pair hundred years sooner than Ned Stark and Daenerys Targaryen, give or opt). So Westeros will question different than it is miles in Sport of Thrones, nonetheless now not too dramatically different per what Martin has written about the technology.
Condominium of the Dragon additionally takes plan all over a time in Westeros that has a range of dramatic established historic previous penned by Martin to back as a backbone for a tale, whereas the pilot handiest had some imprecise references to originate on.
The events within the fresh series will indirectly lead as a lot as The Dance of the Dragons, a huge civil battle within the Seven Kingdoms held between two rival branches of Condominium Targaryen.
The prequel say is largely the most neatly-liked in a dramatic succession of Sport of Thrones-linked news over the last 24 hours. On Monday, Lucasfilm launched GoT showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss (who opted now not to be inspiring about the prequels) are stepping away from their planned Celebrity Wars trilogy. Then the Goldman mission — which shot a full pilot in Northern Ireland this summer season — used to be scrapped. Now HBO’s different prequel has lept from construction into an legit series say.
The news used to be launched at WarnerMedia’s presentation to buyers on Tuesday centered on the launch of its 2020 streaming service HBO Max.
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