HBO Promises New Game of Thrones Prequel, House Of Targaryens Based On Fire and Blood

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 October 2019, 06:24 PM
HBO Promises New Game of Thrones Prequel, House Of Targaryens
HBO Promises New Game of Thrones Prequel, House Of Targaryens (Photo Credit : Twitter )

After reports of Game of Thrones prequel starring Oscar-nominee Naomi Watts being shelved dishearted fans of the fantasy series, HBO has announced that another side of the story that deals with Danaerys Targaryen and her lineage is in works. 

The series, House Of Targaryens will be based on George RR Martin's novel Fire and Blood and he will serve as the creator on the spin-off series alongside Ryan Condal.

Not much is known about House of The Dragon, apart from the news about the writer and director. Although the name hints at the Mother of Dragons (Emilia Clarke) and Khal Drogo (Jason Momoa) getting back to the series bowing to there huge popularity. 

Meanwhile the other prequel, Blood Moon that was supposed to deal with the first men was shelved by the network after a lengthy post-production on the pilot and issues during filming in Northern Ireland.

The prequel was commissioned by HBO in June 2018, with Jane Goldman as its showrunner was set to take place thousands of years ago and promised to show ‘’the horrifying secrets of Westeros’s history to the true origin of the White Walkers, the mysteries of the East to the Starks of legend, only one thing is for sure: It’s not the story we think we know’’.

George RR Martin, the author of the A Song of Ice and Fire book series, on which Game of Thrones is based, was working with Goldman as the prequel’s co-creator.

First Published: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 06:16 PM
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